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2013 News Release Index


December 2013

December 20 - Virginia Court of Appeals finds Johnathon Montgomery innocent

December 19 - Cuccinelli secures $33 million for Virginia customers of Ocwen Financial for illegal mortgage servicing practices

December 18 - Local sheriffs, police chiefs get $33 million from AG for new crime-fighting equipment and training

December 16 - Cuccinelli statement on judge's ruling against NSA surveillance program

December 11 - Attorney general and Richmond police team up for the holidays to help local families, pets in need

December 5 - Cuccinelli uses $245,000 taken from criminals to buy bulletproof vests for Virginia law enforcement

November 2013

November 26 - Cuccinelli challenges Obamacare's employer mandate on Virginia businesses

November 22 - Cuccinelli statement on federal government's increasing regulation of coal industry and Caterpillar plant closing in Southwest Va

November 19 - Cuccinelli applauds federal court for stopping feds from collecting nuclear waste fee from Dominion customers

November 18 - Cuccinelli announces settlement with Google over unauthorized tracking of consumers' Web surfing

November 15 - Company found liable for selling substandard, leaking water and sewer piping to Virginia localities

November 12 - Cuccinelli, feds reach agreement with US Airways and American Airlines to pursue merger, keep Va. prices competitive, maintain service to Va. airports

November 8 - How is your government spending your money? Cuccinelli puts AG office's entire budget on the web

November 4 - Cuccinelli recovers $21 million in health care fraud settlements with Johnson & Johnson

November 1 - Cuccinelli applauds Virginia employers suing over onerous Obamacare employer mandate

October 2013

October 31 - Statement from AG Cuccinelli on Va. Supreme Court's decision on Elizabeth River Tunnels project in Portsmouth 

October 31 - Statement on Va. Supreme Court ruling in Virginia Tech shooting case

October 25 - Cuccinelli gives $30 million taken from criminals to help shore up state law enforcement retirement accounts

October 25 - Commonwealth's attorneys present Cuccinelli with "Champion of Justice" award

October 18 - Cuccinelli announces $37 million Virginia Medicaid fraud settlement with McKesson Corp. for inflating prices of 400+ drugs

October 16 - **CONSUMER ALERT** Cuccinelli warns of scams linked to Affordable Care Act’s health insurance marketplace rollout

October 9 - Local sheriffs and police chiefs get $4.2 million from AG for training for crisis situations involving those with mental illnesses

October 3 - Hampton mental health provider defrauded Medicaid for unnecessary services to children; state reclaims $1.5 million in fraudulent payments

September 2013

September 30 - In contrast to Washington, Cuccinelli's office returns part of budget to General Assembly at end of each fiscal year

September 24 - Statement on McEachin legal action against AG's office over FOIA

September 20 - MEMO to Media: Bristol Herald-Courier leaves out critical details on methane suits story

September 19 - Cuccinelli asks court to exonerate wrongly convicted Johnathan Montgomery

September 18 - Statement on plea agreement and outside counsel appointments in Chef Schneider case

September 12 - Chesterfield man pleads guilty to production of child pornography

September 2 - MEMO to Media:  Correcting facts in Virginian Pilot editorial on AG office's role in Southwest Virginia methane suits

August 2013

August 28 - MEMO to Media:  Roanoke Times story gets it wrong on AG's Medicaid fraud recoveries

August 13 - Cuccinelli joins complaint against proposed merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines

August 9 - Richmond man gets 30 years for distribution of child pornography

August 1 - Maryland gang member sentenced to 58 years for Augusta County murder

July 2013

July 30 - Henrico man pleads guilty to production of child pornography

July 29 - Cuccinelli expands fight against Internet predators and child pornographers

July 26 - Attorney General Cuccinelli seeking approval to use fraud settlement to shore up law enforcement retirement funds

July 19 - Cuccinelli asks Kaine and Warner to delay acting on labor board nominees until Supreme Court decides constitutionality of Obama recess appointments

July 18 - Virginia consumers paying up to 1300%-plus interest to Internet payday lender making illegal loans

July 8 - Cuccinelli launches online resources for professionals working on front lines of sexual and domestic violence

July 2 - *CONSUMER ALERT* Attorney General Cuccinelli warns of new twist on sweepstakes scam

June 2013

June 28 - Attorney general proposes to fund law enforcement training for responding to crisis situations involving the mentally ill

June 27 - Cuccinelli warns of medical alert device phone scam targeting Virginia seniors

June 25 - Cuccinelli and law enforcement partners announce joint federal-state-local action, Operation "Spring Clean": 17 search warrants and six arrests related to crimes against children

June 25 - Attorney General Cuccinelli appeals to U.S. Supreme Court to uphold Virginia law used to prosecute child predators

June 25 - Statement of Virginia Leaders on U.S. Supreme Court Decision on the Voting Rights Act

June 21 - Illegal alien sentenced to 46 months in prison for transporting women for interstate prostitution ring

June 18 - Attorney General files appeal to Va. Supreme Court in tunnels case

June 17 - **CONSUMER ALERT** Attorney General Cuccinelli warns Virginians of bill payment scam targeting utility customers

June 12 - Goochland man sentenced to 17.5 years in prison for production of child pornography

June 11 - Summer is here:  Cuccinelli warns Virginians against travel schemes and timeshare resellers

June 10 - Cuccinelli: 22,500 Virginia borrowers to receive $33 million this week to compensate for mortgage servicer abuses

June 10 - Two leaders of multi-state sex trafficking enterprise that spanned the Eastern seaboard sentenced to 239 and 300 months in prison

June 5 - Feds agree to release $115 million due Virginia from Medicaid fraud settlement

June 5 - Feds refuse to release $125 million owed to Virginia law enforcement

June 4 - Attorney General Cuccinelli announces settlement with Illinois-based consumer lender operating in Richmond

May 2013

May 31 - Former Chesterfield County man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography; sentenced to three years in prison

May 31 - Chesterfield man sentenced to two years in prison for possession of child pornography

May 28 - AG announces legal framework to allow streamlining of civil rights restoration process for nonviolent felons

May 22 - Attorney General Cuccinelli reaches agreement with Penguin Group Inc., to resolve E-book price-fixing allegations

May 20 - **CONSUMER ALERT** Attorney General Cuccinelli, DMV, and Virginia Movers' and Warehousemen's Association encourage citizens to do their homework before hiring moving companies

May 10 - Maryland woman sentenced to 132 months in prison for recruiting pregnant teen into sex trafficking ring

May 8 - National Center for Missing and Exploited Children recognizes Virginia assistant AG for helping break up child sex trafficking ring in NoVa

May 7 - Legal community across Virginia raises almost 1.5 million pounds of food for the needy

May 3 - Manassas woman sentenced to 18 months for illegally buying and selling more than 31 handguns in 15 days

May 3 - Richmond man sentenced to three years imprisonment for possession of child pornography

April 2013

April 29 - U.S. Supreme Court unanimously upholds constitutionality of Virginia law limiting FOIA requests to Virginians

April 9 - Attorney General Cuccinelli announces suit against Alexandria-based mortgage modification companies and owner

March 2013

March 27 - Maryland man pleads guilty to transporting women for prostitution enterprise

March 22 - Owners of Woodbridge home health care business sentenced to 121 months for $2.1 million in health care fraud

March 20 - Former Saltville rescue squad president sentenced for fraudulently billing Medicare more than $1.6 million

March 18 - Atlanta man admits his role in operating an interstate juvenile sex trafficking enterprise

March 12 - Cuccinelli creates committee to advise on restoration of rights process

March 12 - Attorney General Cuccinelli joins multi-state settlement over Google Street View

March 11 - Georgia man pleads guilty to sex trafficking multiple teenage girls

March 8 - Cuccinelli addresses Northern Virginia Technology Council on utility re-regulation laws

March 7 - Statement of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on the line of duty killing of Virginia State Police Master Trooper Junius Walker

March 5 - Cuccinelli announces settlements with Virginia Beach, L.A.-based mortgage loan modification companies

March 4 - EPA says it will not appeal court ruling preventing it from regulating stormwater as a pollutant in Virginia

February 2013

February 27 - Goochland man pleads guilty to production of child pornography

February 27 - Attorney General Cuccinelli announces settlement with Texas-based pharmaceutical manufacturer for illegal marketing of Xenaderm

February 22 - Former Roanoke doctor convicted of drug distribution charges

February 21 - Statement of Attorney General Cuccinelli on passage of bill making it easier for the wrongly convicted to prove their innocence after 21-day rule

February 21- Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's statement on the signing of key utility legislation

February 20 - Suffolk home health care services provider pleads guilty to $294,000 in Medicaid fraud

February 20 - Attorney General Cuccinelli announces suit against Richmond-area contractor

February 20 - Attorney General Cuccinelli's statement on the passage of three key ballot access bills

February 14 - Cuccinelli announces settlement with Toyota over unintended acceleration issue

February 13 - Maryland woman pleads guilty to recruiting teen for sex trafficking ring

February 11 - Cuccinelli: Virginia consumers to get $680,000 over e-book price-fixing allegations

February 8 - Maryland man sentenced to 188 months for luring 15 year-old girl into prostitution in Northern Virginia

February 6 - Cuccinelli to turn over another $4.7 million from two consumer suits to General Fund

February 5 - Maryland man convicted for armed robberies of Apple delivery drivers

February 1 - Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's statement on the conclusion of the investigation of Patrick Moran for election offense allegations

January 2013

January 31 - Virginia joins a $120 million multi-state settlement with Jacksonville-based Lender Processing Services, Inc.

January 30 - Danville woman pleads guilty to stealing social security benefits

January 28 - FCI Petersburg inmate sentenced to life for advertising child pornography

January 23 - Shenandoah Valley Bloods leader sentenced to 53 years in prison for gang crimes

January 17 - Medicare scammers targeting Virginians

January 17 - Statement of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on the status of the Writ of Actual Innocence Bill

January 15 - Cuccinelli, Virginia leaders highlight human trafficking as top priority for 2013

January 14 - Statement of Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli on House Subcommittee Vote Against Automatic Restoration of Rights Amendments

January 11 - Owners of Woodbridge home health business convicted for health care fraud, aggravated identity theft

January 10 - Henrico man sentenced to three years in prison for possession of child pornography

January 10 - 2013 Legislative Agenda of Attorney General Cuccinelli

January 8 - Henrico man sentenced to six years in prison for child pornography distribution, possession

January 4 - Maryland man sentenced to 36 months for transporting women for interstate prostitution ring

January 3 - Attorney General Cuccinelli announces legal victory against EPA attempt to regulate water itself as a pollutant

January 3 - Attorney general's office to handle towing-related complaints

January 3 - Former Prince George schoolteacher sentenced to one year in prison for solicitation of a minor student