News & Alerts

  • June 28, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
    Alaska Joins Emissions Fraud Settlement with Volkswagen
    The Alaska Department of Law today joined 37 states in a settlement requiring Volkswagen to pay more than $570 million for marketing, selling, and leasing diesel vehicles equipped with illegal software to beat emissions tests.
  • June 21, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
    Attorney General Protects Competition in Fuel Markets
    Alaska Attorney General Craig Richards reached an agreement with Tesoro Alaska Company that requires Tesoro to sell a petroleum fuel terminal at the Port of Anchorage in order to preserve competition in Alaska fuel markets.
  • May 23, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
    Sex Offender Convicted of 2014 Anchorage Sexual Assault
    On Friday, May 20, 2016, an Anchorage Superior Court jury convicted John Robert Douglas, age 30, of a single count of Sexual Assault in the Second Degree. Douglas was arrested in mid-afternoon, on May 30, 2014, after he assaulted a woman in a downtown office building at 900 W. 5th Avenue.
  • May 10, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
    C Care Services Owner Sentenced to 12 Months in Jail for Fraudulently Billing Medicaid
    The Alaska Department of Law, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit, announced today that 51 year old Cecelia De Leon Sobier was sentenced to 12 months of active incarceration plus 10 years of probation.
  • May 6, 2016 • PRESS RELEASE
    Judge issues stern message to federal government in submerged lands dispute
    A federal district court this week found the United States acted in bad faith in a lawsuit over the State’s ownership of a navigable river. According to Attorney General Craig Richards, "this decision sends a strong message to the federal government that they need to come to the table and work with the State."