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Attorney General Fox Supports Proposed Nationwide Investigation of Patent Trolls

Attorney General Fox Supports Proposed Nationwide Investigation of Patent Trolls

Attorney General Tim Fox today announced Montana joined 42 other attorneys general in submitting a letter to the Secretary of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voicing strong support for the federal agency’s proposed nationwide investigation of patent trolls.

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Attorneys General Across Nation Ask Congress to Fund Anti-Human Trafficking Programs

Attorneys General Across Nation Ask Congress to Fund Anti-Human Trafficking Programs

Attorney General Tim Fox, along with 46 other state and territorial attorneys general, sent a letter https://doj.mt.gov/wp-content/uploads/TVPA-Final-Letter-to-CJS.pdf asking Congress to fund the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA).

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Attorney General Fox Calls for Tamper-Resistant Versions of Generic Prescription Pain Relievers

Attorney General Fox Calls for Tamper-Resistant Versions of Generic Prescription Pain Relievers

Attorney General Tim Fox joined 41 other state and territorial attorneys general in sending a letter today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging it to require manufacturers of generic prescription pain relievers to develop tamper-resistant versions of their products.

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Montana Department of Justice Announces National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

Montana Department of Justice Announces National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest

The Montana Department of Justice and the Office of Public Instruction are working together to give Montana students the opportunity to participate in state and national poster contests which focus on the theme: “Bring Our Missing Children Home.”

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Attorney General Fox and Congressman Daines Place Friendly UM-MSU Football Wager

Attorney General Fox and Congressman Daines Place Friendly UM-MSU Football Wager

Today, Montana Congressman Steve Daines and Attorney General Tim Fox entered into a friendly wager over the upcoming University of Montana – Montana State University football game.

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State, County Officials Seek Information in Case of Missing Kalispell Woman

State, County Officials Seek Information in Case of Missing Kalispell Woman

On February 14, 2013, Nicole Waller left Fairview, Montana to return home to her three young children in Kalispell. When Waller, 32, didn’t return, family members reported her missing; Waller’s vehicle, a maroon 1999 Ford Expedition, was eventually found on the side of Highway 2 outside of Poplar.

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Attorney General Fox Announces Medicaid Fraud Case Successfully Prosecuted

Attorney General Fox Announces Medicaid Fraud Case Successfully Prosecuted

Attorney General Tim Fox announced that a Missoula couple who recently pleaded guilty to defrauding Montana’s Medicaid program will pay more than $22,000 in restitution.

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Attorney General Fox Announces KMart Corporation to Pay $2,550,000 In Multi-State Settlement

Attorney General Fox Announces KMart Corporation to Pay $2,550,000 In Multi-State Settlement

Attorney General Tim Fox announced today that Montana has joined with other states, territories, and the federal government and reached agreement with Kmart Corporation (“Kmart”) to settle allegations that Kmart submitted false claims and false statements through its Kmart Pharmacy Centers to the federal government, state governments, and territories for payments relating to partial fills of prescriptions.

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Attorney General Fox Encourages Montanans to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Attorney General Fox Encourages Montanans to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

On October 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Montana Department of Justice, local law enforcement agencies, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs. Montanans are invited to bring their unwanted medications for free, anonymous disposal at one of over 20 participating sites across the state.

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Colorado Resident Guilty of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Colorado Resident Guilty of Workers’ Compensation Fraud

Colorado resident Sandra Armstrong admitted in court on Thursday that a jury would likely find her guilty of felony Accountability to Employer Misconduct for her role in assisting an employer in avoiding paying Montana Workers’ Compensation premiums.

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