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

July 30, 2021

Three More Charged With Stealing Over $140K in PUA Funding

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Office of Attorney General has filed charges against three Dauphin County residents for fraudulently applying for and receiving more than $140,000 in Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) funding.

AG Shapiro Debuts Strategic Effort in McKeesport: Agents and Local Police Seize Seven Guns, Shut Down Drug Trafficking Ring

July 28, 2021

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Office of Attorney General, in partnership with the McKeesport and Elizabeth Township Police Departments and the District Attorney’s Narcotics Enforcement Team (DANET) shut down a drug trafficking enterprise in McKeesport. Agents seized three shot guns, two rifles, a handgun, $6,500 in cash, and more than $50,000 in substances including heroin and methamphetamine.

Clearfield County Joins AG Shapiro’s Treatment Initiative

July 27, 2021

CLEARFIELD, PA.—Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that Clearfield County has joined the Law Enforcement Treatment Initiative (LETI), a program launched by Attorney General Shapiro in collaboration with law enforcement that provides assistance to Pennsylvanians suffering from substance use disorders in enrolling in a treatment program. Eleven counties have previously joined the LETI program.

State Rep. Charged With Stealing From Commonwealth Using Reimbursement Scheme, Hindering State Prosecution

July 22, 2021

HARRISBURG—Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced charges against State Representative Margo Davidson for stealing from the Commonwealth by filing fraudulent overnight per diem requests and various expenses through the State House Comptroller’s Office as well as hindering a state prosecution. She resigned from her position and accepted responsibility today.