Alaska Attorney General News

Ninth Circuit upholds several of Alaska's campaign finance laws

By Marian Johns | Nov 30, 2018

ANCHORAGE — Three Alaska campaign finance laws relating to donation limits have been upheld by the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, according to the state's Attorney General's Office.

Alaska targets Bureau of Land Management over ownership of land beneath Fortymile River

By Marian Johns | Nov 14, 2018

ANCHORAGE — Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth has filed a lawsuit against the federal government over ownership of lands that lie beneath the state's Fortymile River.

Alaska accuses 3 opioid distributors of violating state law

By Marian Johns | Nov 2, 2018

ANCHORAGE — The state of Alaska has filed a lawsuit against three major opioid distributors, alleging the companies violated state law by failing to report suspicious orders and diversion of prescription drugs.

50 attorneys general, D.C. reach $148 million settlement with Uber over data breach

By Marian Johns | Oct 3, 2018

ANCHORAGE — Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth is one of 49 other attorneys generals and the District of Columbia who have reached a $148 million settlement with Uber over allegations of delayed reporting of its data breach.

ALASKA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Alaska Attorney General announces $148 million settlement with Uber over data breach

By Press release submission | Sep 30, 2018

Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth announced that she, along with the other 49 states and the District of Columbia, has reached an agreement with California-based ride-sharing company Uber Technologies, Inc. (Uber) to address the company’s one-year delay in reporting a data breach to its affected drivers.

ALASKA ATTORNEY GENERAL: The State of Alaska announces guilty verdicts in Medical Assistance Fraud scheme run by assisted living home

By Press release submission | Sep 9, 2018

The State of Alaska today announces that an Anchorage jury has returned several guilty verdicts for felony Medical Assistance Fraud and Scheme to Defraud, as well as misdemeanor Evidence Tampering, against assisted living home corporation Flamingo Eye, LLC, as well as the corporation’s owner, Margaret Williams, for a medical assistance fraud conspiracy lasting from January 2011 to December 2016.

Alaska asks U.S. Supreme Court to stop federal government regulation of state's waterways

By Marian Johns | Aug 27, 2018

ANCHORAGE — The state of Alaska has filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the court to stop regulation of Alaskan waterways by the federal government.

Alaska Supreme Court rules 'Stand for Salmon' initiative unconstitutional

By Marian Johns | Aug 16, 2018

ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Supreme Court has agreed with the state of Alaska that a ballot measure that would prohibit development of projects damaging waters that support migrating fish, contains some unconstitutional provisions.

Alaska Superior Court denies Purdue Pharma request to dismiss deceptive opioid promotions claims

By Marian Johns | Jul 30, 2018

ANCHORAGE — The Alaska Superior Court has denied the request of pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma LLC to dismiss five state claims, alleging deceptive practices in promoting opioid use.

STATE OF ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF LAW OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL: State Can Continue Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturer

By Press release submission | Jul 18, 2018

State of Alaska Department of Law Office of the Attorney General issued the following announcement on July 12.Alaska’s lawsuit against Purdue Pharma, LLC for its role in the opioid crisis passed its first legal hurdle today.

Alaska sues U.S. for ownership of land underneath portions of Knik River

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 25, 2017

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Legal Newsline) — Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth announced April 19 that the state is suing the United States to assert ownership of the land underlying portions of Knik River.

Alaska oil company to pay settlement for alleged spill

By Mark Payne | Jan 8, 2015

Aleut Enterprise LLC (AE) agreed to a settlement with Alaska Attorney General Michael Geraghty's office on Tuesday after it allegedly caused an oil spill on Adak Island, which led to environmental damage.

Alaskan company pleads guilty to Medicaid fraud

By Mark Payne | Dec 3, 2014

An Alaskan company on Friday plead guilty to medical assistance fraud following allegations by Attorney General Michael C. Geraghty's office that employees at the personal care firm participated in a large Medicaid fraud scheme.

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