News & Alerts
- October 8, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
Alaska Joins Cramming Settlement With AT&T Mobility
Attorney General Michael Geraghty today joined 49 states and the District of Columbia in a settlement with AT&T Mobility LLC that resolves allegations that AT&T Mobility placed unauthorized charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills, a practice known as "mobile cramming."
- September 22, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
Mat-Su Activity and Respite Center and Its Owner Charged for Falsely Altering Medical Assistance Records
The Alaska Department of Law, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) announced today the filing of felony charges against the Mat-Su Activity and Respite Center, LLC (MARC) for falsely altering medical assistance records.
- September 15, 2014 • CONSUMER UPDATE
Consumer Update: Changes to the Alaska Landlord Tenant Act
The Alaska Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act has been amended by the Alaska legislature, and the changes to the law go in to effect on September 15, 2014.
- September 15, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
State Seeks to Intervene in Big Thorne Project Lawsuits
Anchorage, Alaska – Governor Sean Parnell today announced the state has filed motions to intervene in three lawsuits where various environmental organizations are seeking to halt the Big Thorne timber project in Southeast Alaska.
- September 12, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
Personal Care Attendant Gets Jail Time for Fraudulently Billing Medicaid $20,569
The Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) successfully prosecuted 59 year old Jong H. Choi for falsely billing Medicaid for personal care attendant (PCA) services when he was not authorized to bill Medicaid.