Attorney General Laxalt Warns Consumers of Phone Scam/News/PR/2015/Attorney_General_Laxalt_Warns_Consumers_of_Phone_Scam/<strong style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 13.2px; line-height: 19.8px;">Carson City, NV</strong><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 13.2px; line-height: 19.8px;"> – Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt warns consumers to be aware of a new scam making rounds where callers pose as representatives of the “state” attorney general or U.S. Department of Treasury. Similar to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) fraudulent calls, scammers threaten arrest or suit in an attempt to collect person information and money from their victims.</span>Rose WagonerTue, 29 Dec 2015 16:30:00 GMTAttorney General Laxalt Issues Statement Following Approval of Untested Rape Kit Funds/News/PR/2015/Attorney_General_Laxalt_Issues_Statement_Following_Approval_of_Untested_Rape_Kit_Funds/<p><strong><span>Carson City, NV </span></strong><span>– Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt issued the following statement after the Interim Finance Committee’s approval of funds to address Nevada’s untested rape kits:</span></p> <p><span> <br /></span></p>Rose WagonerWed, 16 Dec 2015 21:25:00 GMTAttorney General Laxalt Makes Missing Children Announcement/News/PR/2015/Attorney_General_Laxalt_Makes_Missing_Children_Announcement/<strong>Carson City, NV</strong> – Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that the nation’s AMBER Alert system has made 10 additional recent recoveries of abducted children, bringing the total recoveries made since the inception of the system to 782 children. The nation’s AMBER Alert system is a cooperative effort comprised of local law enforcement, the nation’s broadcasters, various electronic media and cellular carriers, as well as the Department of Justice, the National Center and the Emergency Alert System.Rose WagonerFri, 04 Dec 2015 15:15:00 GMTAttorney General Laxalt Announces Settlement Affecting RadioShack Gift Card Holders/News/PR/2015/Attorney_General_Laxalt_Announces_Settlement_Affecting_RadioShack_Gift_Card_Holders/<p><strong><span>Carson City, NV </span></strong><span>–<strong> </strong>Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that holders of gift cards purchased from former retailer RadioShack can now file claims seeking to recover the unused balance on their cards. The claims process is part of a settlement agreement previously approved in the U.S. Bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware, and was supported by 24 states and the District of Columbia including Nevada.</span></p>Rose WagonerThu, 03 Dec 2015 15:00:00 GMTAttorney General Laxalt Warns Consumers of IRS Phone Scams/News/PR/2015/Attorney_General_Laxalt_Warns_Consumers_of_IRS_Phone_Scams/<strong>Carson City, NV</strong> – Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt warns consumers to be wary of ongoing and potentially fraudulent telephone calls from scammers posing as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) workers. These scammers often threaten suit or arrest for unpaid debts, and seek sensitive information and money from their victims.Rose WagonerTue, 01 Dec 2015 15:25:00 GMTAttorney General Laxalt Launches Office of Military Legal Assistance to Provide Pro Bono Legal Assistance to Nevada’s Communities/News/PR/2015/Attorney_General_Laxalt_Launches_Office_of_Military_Legal_Assistance_to_Provide_Pro_Bono_Legal_Assistance_to_Nevada’s_Communities/<p><strong><span>Carson City, NV</span></strong><span> – Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt proudly announced the launch of the Office of Military Legal Assistance, the nation’s first attorney general-led, public-private partnership offering our military communities access to pro bono civil legal services. The program pairs Nevada’s active duty, Guard and reserve service members with local attorneys to receive legal assistance for civil matters including: consumer fraud, military rights, immigration, landlord/tenant, predatory lending and creditor/debtor issues. Nevada veterans may also receive assistance with wills and powers of attorney.  </span></p>Rose WagonerThu, 19 Nov 2015 16:30:00 GMTNevada Attorney General Laxalt Announces Press Conference for Launch of Office of Military Legal Assistance/News/PR/2015/Nevada_Attorney_General_Laxalt_Announces_Press_Conference_for_Launch_of_Office_of_Military_Legal_Assistance/<div><strong>Media Advisory</strong>:  Nevada Attorney General Laxalt Announces Press Conference for Launch of Office of Military Legal Assistance:  <strong>November 18 &amp; 19.</strong></div>Rose WagonerMon, 16 Nov 2015 15:05:00 GMTAttorney General Laxalt Applauds Federal Court’s Third Immigration Ruling Upholding the Rule of law/News/PR/2015/Attorney_General_Laxalt_Applauds_Federal_Court’s_Third_Immigration_Ruling_Upholding_the_Rule_of_law/Carson City, NV - Today, Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt issued the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld a district court decision blocking the implementation of the Obama Administration's unilateral immigration order.Rose WagonerTue, 10 Nov 2015 17:15:00 GMTAttorney General Laxalt Files Motion to Dismiss Second Lawsuit Challenging Nevada’s Education Choice Program/News/PR/2015/Attorney_General_Laxalt_Files_Motion_to_Dismiss_Second_Lawsuit_Challenging_Nevada’s_Education_Choice_Program/<strong style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 13.2px; line-height: 19.8px;">Carson City, NV</strong><span style="color: rgb(68, 68, 68); font-family: Arial, Verdana, sans-serif; font-size: 13.2px; line-height: 19.8px;"> – Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt filed a motion to dismiss the second lawsuit challenging Nevada’s new Education Savings Account (ESA) program. Nevada’s ESAs broadly empower parents with educational choice, allowing them to best address their children’s needs by giving parents the option to create an account with funds that may used for educational purposes in lieu of attending public school. The funds may be used for private schooling, tutoring, test taking, textbooks or online learning, among other things.</span>Rose WagonerFri, 06 Nov 2015 16:00:00 GMTAttorney General Laxalt Announces Sentencing of Medicaid Provider for Failure to Maintain Adequate R(1)/News/PR/2015/Attorney_General_Laxalt_Announces_Sentencing_of_Medicaid_Provider_for_Failure_to_Maintain_Adequate_R(1)/<p><strong><span>Las Vegas, NV </span></strong><span>– Nevada Attorney General Adam Paul Laxalt announced that Grace McKinley, 44, of Las Vegas, was sentenced for Medicaid fraud. The judge sentenced McKinley on one gross misdemeanor charge of intentional failure to maintain adequate records. The fraud was committed between November 2011 and June 2013.</span></p> <p><span> <br /></span></p>Rose WagonerThu, 05 Nov 2015 15:00:00 GMT