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State Sues Florida-Based Compound Pharmacy, Former and Current State Employees, Alleging Illegal Kickback Scheme
The state has initiated a lawsuit alleging violations of the Connecticut False Claims Act orchestrated through a kickback pyramid scheme involving a Florida-based compounding pharmacy and several individuals, including former and current Connecticut state employees, whose prescription drug costs are covered by the taxpayer-funded Connecticut Pharmacy Benefit Plan, Attorney General George Jepsen said today.
- 8/21/2018 Attorney General George Jepsen Statement on Clean Power Plan Replacement
Gov. Malloy, AG Jepsen, Commissioner Klee Blast Trump Administration Proposal to Roll Back Vehicle Fuel Standards
Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Attorney General George Jepsen and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Robert Klee today blasted the Trump administration’s proposal to roll back federal greenhouse gas emissions standards for new light duty cars and trucks vehicles.
Statement from AG Jepsen on Granting of Temporary Restraining Order in 3-D Printed Firearms Case
"The court today has wisely ordered the Administration to continue to bar any distribution of plans for 3-D printed firearms for now, and we are grateful for this common-sense action."
AG Jepsen Joins Opposition to Title X Rule that Restricts Access to Women's Reproductive Healthcare
Attorney General George Jepsen today joined a coalition of 13 attorneys general in filing comments with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services opposing the Trump Administration's proposal to limit access to women's healthcare by imposing unconstitutional restrictions to the Title X program.
Connecticut Joins Federal Lawsuit to Stop Unlawful and Dangerous Release of 3-D Printed Firearm Plans
Connecticut has joined with a coalition of states from around the country in a lawsuit challenging federal government’s capitulation that will allow individuals to download plans and 3-D print fully functional, undetectable and untraceable firearms, Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Attorney General George Jepsen said today.
Conn. Joins FTC and More than 50 States and Territories to Combat Fraudsters Falsely Claiming to Help Veterans and Service Members
Connecticut has joined with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and law enforcement officials and charity regulators from more than 50 states and territories in Operation Donate with Honor – an education and enforcement campaign including more than 100 actions against charities, fundraisers and individuals, a sweeping new donor education program and a crackdown on fraudsters that con consumers by falsely promising their donations will help veterans and service members.
Connecticut Joins Lawsuit to Protect State, Municipalities from Unlawful Restrictions on Federal Public Safety Grants
Connecticut has joined a coalition of states in filing a federal lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions challenging efforts to put unlawful and unconstitutional immigration-related conditions on federal law enforcement grants, Attorney General George Jepsen and Governor Dannel P. Malloy said today.
Gov. Malloy, AG Jepsen: Connecticut Joins Lawsuit to Protect State Taxpayers from Drastic Cut in State and Local Tax Deduction
Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Attorney General George Jepsen today announced that Connecticut has joined a lawsuit to protect the state and its taxpayers from Washington’s drastic curtailment of the State and Local Tax (SALT) deduction.
State Reaches False Claims Act Settlement with Norwich Behavioral Health Practice
A Norwich behavioral health practice and its co-owners, a mother and her daughter who are both licensed behavioral health clinicians, have agreed to a $300,000 settlement to resolve alleged violations of Connecticut's False Claims Act, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby said today.
Conn. Enters Joint State-Federal False Claims Act Settlement with Waterford Behavioral Health Provider
The state and federal governments have reached a joint settlement resolving allegations that a Waterford psychologist submitted false claims for behavioral health services she never provided to her Connecticut Medicaid patients, Attorney General George Jepsen and Connecticut Department of Social Services (DSS) Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby said today.
State Initiates False Claims Act, Breach of Contract Lawsuit against Norwich Behavioral Health Provider
The state has initiated a lawsuit alleging violations of the Connecticut False Claims Act and breach of contract by a licensed professional counselor from Norwich who is accused of billing the state's Medicaid program for services not provided, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Department of Social Services Commissioner Roderick L. Bremby said today.
State Reaches Settlement in False Claims Act Lawsuit against Waterbury Behavioral Health Provider
The state has reached a $200,000 settlement with a Waterbury behavioral health clinician, along with two behavioral health practices he owns or controls, that resolves a lawsuit alleging the providers engaged in a long-term scheme to defraud Connecticut's Medicaid program.
AG Jepsen: States Reach Settlement with Citibank for Manipulating Key Benchmark Interest Rate
Under a multistate settlement agreement, Citibank N.A. (Citi) will pay $95,000,000 in restitution to government and nonprofit entities for its manipulation of a benchmark interest rate in the lead up to and early days of the 2008 financial crisis, Attorney General George Jepsen announced today.
Gov. Malloy and AG Jepsen Announce Connecticut Wins Smog Lawsuit Against Trump Administration
“Under the Clean Air Act, the EPA has a duty to take action when upwind states do not meet certain air quality standards and, in this case, the EPA clearly failed to do so. "