CT Attorney General
{Office of the Secretary of the State}
55 Elm Street
Hartford, CT 06106

(860) 808-5318

(860) 808-5387
{News and Announcements}
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Statement from Attorney General Jepsen on Connecticut's Antitrust Lawsuit Seeking to Block Proposed Anthem, Cigna Merger
  "Following this due diligence, it is our firm belief that, if allowed to proceed, this merger would substantially lessen competition for the provision of healthcare insurance services, in that it would have a negative impact on both the availability of competitively priced healthcare and the quality of care in the state of Connecticut."

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
State Settles with Psychiatrist who Allegedly Submitted False Claims to the Connecticut Medicaid Program
  A New Haven and Fairfield-based psychiatrist and her husband will pay $400,000 to settle a civil False Claims Act lawsuit originally filed by the Attorney General in June 2015 alleging that the couple engaged in a long term scheme to submit false claims for services provided to Medicaid patients in Connecticut. The settlement agreement was approved last week by a Hartford Superior Court judge, Attorney General George Jepsen said.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Attorney General Jepsen: State Consumer Protection Claims Settled in Agreement with Volkswagen over Emissions Fraud
  Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that, under a settlement with state attorneys general, Volkswagen will pay more than $570 million for violating state laws prohibiting unfair or deceptive trade practices by marketing, selling and leasing certain diesel vehicles equipped with illegal and undisclosed emissions defeat devices designed to circumvent emissions standards.

Monday, June 27, 2016
Attorney General and Department of Consumer Protection Warn Consumers about Crowdsourcing Scams
  The Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection (DCP) and the Office of the Attorney General are issuing a warning to Connecticut consumers about crowdsourcing scams. Crowdsourcing is a strategy that some people or organizations use to raise or solicit money for a charitable cause.