Attorney General Masto Provides Tips in Wake of Target Data Breach/News/PR/2013/Miscellaneous/Attorney_General_Masto_Provides_Tips_in_Wake_of_Target_Data_Breach/<p><strong><span>Las Vegas, NV – </span></strong><span>Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto cautions consumers to monitor their credit/debit card statements for unauthorized transactions as Target recently announced “unauthorized intrusion” in their systems. </span></p>Kristen HansenTue, 24 Dec 2013 17:55:00 GMTAttorney General Masto Urges Congress to Extend Tax Relief for Struggling Nevada Homeowners/News/PR/2013/Miscellaneous/Attorney_General_Masto_Urges_Congress_to_Extend_Tax_Relief_for_Struggling_Nevada_Homeowners/<p><strong><span>Las Vegas, NV – </span></strong><span>Fearing a setback for financially strapped homeowners and disruption to a slowly improving housing market,<strong> </strong>Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto has joined again with 41 attorneys general from around the country in urging Congress to extend soon-to-be expired tax relief for distressed homeowners into next year. </span></p>Kristen HansenFri, 20 Dec 2013 00:30:00 GMTAttorney General Masto Addresses Ocwen Mortgage Servicing Wrongs Through $2.1 Billion Joint State – Federal Settlement/News/PR/2013/Mortgage/Attorney_General_Masto_Addresses_Ocwen_Mortgage_Servicing_Wrongs_Through_$2_1_Billion_Joint_State_–_Federal_Settlement/<p><strong><span>Las Vegas, NV – </span></strong><span>Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announces Ocwen Financial Corporation of Atlanta, Ga., and its subsidiary, Ocwen Loan Servicing, have agreed to a $2.1 billion dollar joint state-federal settlement with Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, 48 additional states and the District of Columbia, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). </span></p>Kristen HansenThu, 19 Dec 2013 18:55:00 GMTAttorney General Masto Announces Indictment of Las Vegas Vehicle Registration Service Owner/News/PR/2013/Miscellaneous/Attorney_General_Masto_Announces_Indictment_of_Las_Vegas_Vehicle_Registration_Service_Owner/<p><strong><span>Las Vegas, NV – </span></strong><span>Nevada<strong> </strong></span><span>Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced a Las Vegas woman was indicted by a Clark County grand jury on multiple felony counts in connection with her operation of vehicle title fraud.  Ana Ojeda, 44 of Las Vegas, owner of DMV Cervicio Express was charged with 19 counts of fraud including charges of possessing a financial forgery laboratory. </span></p>Kristen HansenWed, 18 Dec 2013 23:35:00 GMTAttorney General Masto Supports Investigation of Patent Trolls/News/PR/2013/Miscellaneous/Attorney_General_Masto_Supports_Investigation_of_Patent_Trolls/Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced Nevada joined 42 other attorneys general in submitting a letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voicing strong support for the federal agency’s proposed nationwide investigation of Patent Assertion Entities (PAEs), also known as “patent trolls”.Kristen HansenWed, 18 Dec 2013 17:35:00 GMTAttorney General Masto Calls on Congress to Appropriate Funds to Fight Human Trafficking/News/PR/2013/Human_Trafficking/Attorney_General_Masto_Calls_on_Congress_to_Appropriate_Funds_to_Fight_Human_Trafficking/<p><strong><span>Las Vegas, NV – </span></strong><span>Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto joins 46 state attorneys general in a letter urging Congress to appropriate funds to the </span><span>Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA).</span></p>Kristen HansenTue, 17 Dec 2013 18:15:00 GMTAttorney General Masto Calls for Tamper-Resistant Versions of Generic Prescription Pain Relievers/News/PR/2013/Miscellaneous/Attorney_General_Masto_Calls_for_Tamper-Resistant_Versions_of_Generic_Prescription_Pain_Relievers/Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto joined 41 other state and territorial attorneys general in sending a letter today to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging it to require manufacturers of generic prescription pain relievers to develop tamper-resistant versions of their products. Prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic levels in many states; requiring abuse-deterrent pain killing prescription drugs (opioids) is a commonsense improvement that provides yet another important tool in the fight against this epidemic.Kristen HansenMon, 16 Dec 2013 20:20:00 GMTAttorney General Masto Asks FDA to Reexamine Approval for Zohydro ER/News/PR/2013/Miscellaneous/Attorney_General_Masto_Asks_FDA_to_Reexamine_Approval_for_Zohydro_ER/<p>Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reexamine its approval of a strongly addictive narcotic painkiller Zohydro ER. It is reportedly five to ten times more potent than traditional hydrocodone products.<br /></p>Kristen HansenThu, 12 Dec 2013 20:25:00 GMTAttorney General Masto Announces Las Vegas Man Pleads Guilty in Sex Trafficking Case Involving a Minor/News/PR/2013/Human_Trafficking/Attorney_General_Masto_Announces_Las_Vegas_Man_Pleads_Guilty_in_Sex_Trafficking_Case_Involving_a_Minor/Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto announced today that Ian Lloyd, 32, of Las Vegas, pleaded guilty to one count of sex trafficking in connection with his sex trafficking of a 16 year old female juvenile.Kristen HansenThu, 05 Dec 2013 20:20:00 GMTNevada Attorney General Issues Top Ten Holiday Shopping Safety Tips/News/PR/2013/Consumer_Protection/Nevada_Attorney_General_Issues_Top_Ten_Holiday_Shopping_Safety_Tips/<p> 1 Nevada Attorney General Issues Top Ten Holiday Shopping Safety Tips November 27, 2013 Las Vegas, NV – Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto is cautioning Nevadans during this holiday shopping season to be on alert for thefts and scams. “Scammers will attempt to take advan</p>Jason GauthierWed, 27 Nov 2013 22:25:00 GMT