News & Alerts
- April 16, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
Anchorage Physician Arrested for Fraudulently Billing Medicaid and Tampering with Physical Evidence
The Alaska Department of Law, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) announced today the arrest of an Anchorage area physician for fraudulently billing Medicaid for hundreds of thousands of dollars and for tampering with physical evidence in an ongoing investigation.
- April 03, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
Prisoner Sentenced for Assault on Correctional Officer
On April 2, 2014, 27 year old James Coven was sentenced for assaulting correctional officer while imprisoned at the Anchorage Jail Complex. Coven's assault caused multiple fractures to the officer's jaw, a fractured nose, multiple broken teeth, and a concussion.
- March 26, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
State Wins Roadless Rule Exemption Case
Governor Sean Parnell and Attorney General Michael Geraghty were pleased to learn the United States Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld the exemption of the Tongass National Forest from the 2001 Roadless Rule.
- March 25, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
Alaska Residents to Begin Receiving Refunds from Settlement of Ebook Price Fixing Lawsuit
Consumers in Alaska will begin receiving account credits or checks this week in partial settlement of a 2012 E-book price-fixing lawsuit brought by Attorney General Mike Geraghty and attorneys general from 32 other states. The lawsuit was brought against Apple, Inc. and five of the six largest E-book publishers in the country.
- March 13, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
Fairbanks Man Sentenced to 59 Years for Brutal Assault
Today, 41 year old Edward Parks, Jr. of Fairbanks was sentenced to serve 59 years in prison for the brutal beating and restraint of his domestic partner with whom he shared multiple children. Parks’ sentence comes as a result of his convictions for kidnapping, assault in the first degree, assault in the second degree, witness tampering in the first degree, and assault in the fourth degree.
- March 3, 2014 • PRESS RELEASE
March 2-8, 2014: National Consumer Protection Week
ANCHORAGE, AK –The Alaska Attorney General’s Office joins with government agencies, advocacy organizations, and private sector groups nationwide to remind consumers of National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 2-8, 2014.