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Taking Action

The Attorney General Taking Action section demonstrates the continuing effort led by General Josh Shapiro to making Pennsylvania a better place to live.

November 24, 2020

Attorney General Josh Shapiro and The Home Depot Agree On $680K+ Settlement Regarding Data Breach

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that his office, along with the Attorneys General of 45 other States and the District of Columbia have obtained a $17.5 million-dollar settlement against Georgia-based retailer The Home Depot, resolving a multistate investigation of a 2014 data breach which exposed the payment card information of approximately 40 million Home Depot consumers nationwide. The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will collect $686,575.43 through this settlement.

STATEMENT: AG Shapiro on the Certification of Electors in Pennsylvania

November 24, 2020

“Pennsylvania’s presidential electors have been chosen and certified for President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris in accordance with the popular vote in our Commonwealth. This is exactly how the process should happen — the people vote, those votes are counted, and the electors chosen reflect the will of the people.”

AG Shapiro: Philadelphia Man To Be Charged With Embezzlement

November 20, 2020

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro is today announcing the charges against Darnell Smith, a former employee of Khepera Charter School, of Philadelphia.

AG Shapiro Settles with Online Ticket Platform Over Hidden Fees, Canceled Events, Refund Policy

November 19, 2020

HARRISBURG – Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that consumers who purchased tickets online from a Nebraska-based promoter are eligible to get refunds for certain purchases now that the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General has entered into a settlement agreement with the company.