Press Releases

March 19, 2018

Attorney General Josh Shapiro Takes Action to Preserve Pennsylvania Authority to Protect Consumers Against Data Breaches

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro took action today to preserve Pennsylvania’s authority to enforce its own data breach notification law, opposing legislation in Congress that would preempt state data breach and data security laws.

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

March 19, 2018

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.

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.

Attorney General Josh Shapiro: Two PA Doctors Charged in Separate Schemes to Illegally Prescribe Opioid Pain Pills

March 8, 2018

HARRISBURG — Reflecting the pervasive impact of the opioid epidemic in every corner of Pennsylvania, Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced charges in two separate cases against a Philadelphia psychiatrist and a Blair County pediatrician for illegally prescribing opioids and other drugs to patients.