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.

AG Josh Shapiro Announces Lawsuit Against Chester County Hockey Equipment Supplier

October 29, 2019

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced a lawsuit against Pottstown-based Monster Hockey Inc. and its president and CEO, Jeffrey Laum, alleging the defendants entered into contracts with consumers to sell hockey equipment and related supplies through its website, but failed to deliver products and failed to refund consumers’ money.

AG Shapiro Arrests 3 Dealers for Attempting to Sell Drugs to Kensington Students

October 25, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced the arrests of three drug dealers for attempting to sell drugs to students in the Kensington neighborhood of Philadelphia. Agents from the Office of Attorney General’s Bureau of Narcotics Investigations seized one AR-15 and 76 grams of drugs during the arrest.

AG Shapiro Announces $700 Million Settlement with Reckitt Benckiser for Improper Marketing of Suboxone

October 24, 2019

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that Pennsylvania and other states have reached a $700 million settlement with pharmaceutical distributor Reckitt Benckiser Group over allegations the company improperly marketed Suboxone and defrauded state Medicaid systems. Suboxone is a drug product approved for use by individuals recovering from substance abuse disorder to avoid or reduce withdrawal symptoms while they undergo treatment. Suboxone and its active ingredient, buprenorphine, are powerful and addictive opioids.