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Attorney General Shapiro Protects Consumers by Taking Legal Action against 31 Unregistered Home Improvement Contractors

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the filing of 31 legal actions against home improvement contractors who failed to register under Pennsylvania law. Home improvement contractors who earn more than $5,000 a year are required to register every other year under Pennsylvania’s Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act (HICPA). The legal actions – […]

Attorney General Shapiro: Major organized crime ring fraudulently obtained thousands of PA license plates in schemes spanning multiple states

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced criminal charges against a dozen people accused of taking part in a major organized crime ring that fraudulently obtained more than a thousand Pennsylvania license plates and used them to fuel a massive criminal enterprise involving automobiles in multiple states. By illegally renting the license plates in […]

Attorney General Shapiro Launches New Office of Public Engagement

HARRISBURG – Following through on a commitment to restructure the Office of Public Engagement, making it more available and accessible to the public and to every Pennsylvanian in a way that addresses community safety and well-being, Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the creation of a new Office of Public Engagement that will be led […]

CASE UPDATE: Behavioral Health Worker Charged with $211K in Medicaid Fraud Involving Autistic Children Pleads Guilty

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced today that a Philadelphia behavioral specialist and mobile therapist charged with Medicaid fraud of more than $210,000 involving three different facilities has pleaded guilty in Delaware County Court. As part of the scheme, the therapist falsified the medical records of autistic children and submitted fake claims for reimbursement.

Former Northumberland County Prothonotary Charged with Theft

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the former Northumberland County Prothonotary is facing multiple charges of theft, receiving stolen property, tampering with public records and related crimes following an investigation by the Office of Attorney General after a referral by the Northumberland County District Attorney.

Attorney General Shapiro, US Attorney’s Office Announce Charges Against Eleven People, Nine Businesses in Connection with Treatment Center Insurance Fraud

PHILADELPHIA — Today at a press conference at the Office of Attorney General in Philadelphia, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and First Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania Jennifer Williams announced state and federal criminal charges against eleven people and nine businesses in connection with an elaborate insurance fraud scheme involving treatment centers. The state charges include corrupt organizations, dealing in proceeds of unlawful activities, criminal conspiracy, insurance fraud, and identity theft. The federal charges are conspiracy to commit health care fraud.

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