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West Virginia AG Reaches Settlement Over Unlawfully Repossessed Vehicles

West Virginia’s attorney general says his office has reached a settlement over allegations that a leasing company unlawfully repossessed vehicles. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said in a release that the settlement with Auto Trakk LLC was valued at nearly $900,000. …

West Virginia Settles With Pharmacy Accused of Providing 10M Painkillers

A pharmacy accused of dispensing millions of prescription pain pills in West Virginia has agreed to a $550,000 settlement with the state. In a news release, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says the settlement of a lawsuit involving Larry’s Drive-In Pharmacy …

West Virginia Sues Equifax Over Data Breach

West Virginia sued Equifax Inc on Thursday for failing to safeguard consumer information of hundreds of thousands of state residents and for delaying alerting the public to a breach that exposed the personal data of about 148 million people, the …

West Virginia to Get $153K in Drugmaker Settlement

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said the state will receive more than $153,000 in a national settlement with a prescription drug manufacturer. Morrisey says in a news release last month that every state and the District of Columbia are …

West Virginia AG Sues Pharmacy for Role in Fueling State’s Opioid Crisis

West Virginia’s attorney general has sued a pharmacy in Boone County, alleging it provided too many highly addictive painkillers over more than a decade. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey says Larry’s Drive-In Pharmacy helped fuel the state’s opioid prescription crisis by …

W. Virginia AG Announces New Initiative Against Prescription Drug Abuse

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey plans to purchase incinerators for the disposal of unwanted and expired prescription medication in a state that leads the nation in the rate of overdose deaths. Morrisey announced the move Tuesday as part of …

West Virginia to Receive $8M From Wells Fargo in Marketing Practices Dispute

Wells Fargo will pay $8 million to West Virginia as part of a settlement of a decade-long dispute involving marketing practices. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Monday that Wells Fargo will pay the money to the Office of the Attorney …