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.

March 19, 2018

Attorney General Shapiro Holds Philadelphia Tow Truck Operator Accountable for Illegally Towing Cars

HARRISBURG — At a press conference today in Southwest Philadelphia, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced his Bureau of Consumer Protection is settling a case against a Philadelphia tow company after an investigation that found cars were illegally towed from various locations throughout the city.

CASE UPDATE: Westmoreland Sheriff Held for Trial

March 15, 2018

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the Westmoreland County Sheriff has been held for trial on theft charges following a preliminary hearing.

Attorney General Shapiro and Bipartisan Coalition of 30 AGs Urge Congress to Maintain State Oversight of Student Loan Industry

March 15, 2018

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro, with a bipartisan coalition of 30 Attorneys General, took action today to urge Congress to reject legislation that would block states from preventing and combatting fraud and abuse by the student loan industry.

CASE UPDATE: Former Constable Pleads Guilty to Using Official Position to Solicit Sex

March 12, 2018

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced a former Pennsylvania state constable pleaded guilty promoting prostitution and obstructing justice in a case in which the constable promised to withhold serving warrants on women in exchange for sex.