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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 21, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today honored 11 North Carolinians in the Triangle with the Attorney General’s Dogwood Award. These awards are given out annually to recognize people who are working to improve the health, safety, and well-being of their fellow North Carolinians. […]

(RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today won a judgment against Roger Dale Simmons for allegedly running a contracting fraud scheme that targeted homeowners in the Triangle-area. In February, Attorney General Stein sued Simmons after receiving 10 complaints about Simmons that totaled more than $139,000 in losses. Simmons, who is also facing criminal charges in connection […]

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today sued Roger Dale Simmons for allegedly running a contracting fraud scheme targeting Triangle-area homeowners. The North Carolina Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Division received 10 complaints about Simmons that totaled more than $136,600 in losses. “This bad actor […]

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, December 20, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein congratulated law enforcement for their commitment to testing the backlog of sexual assault kits in local law enforcement custody and using DNA to solve cold cases. “Three recent cases show that law enforcement officers are tireless in their pursuit […]

For Immediate Release: Thursday, December 1, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced $1,129,770 in grants to preserve natural resources and ensure clean air and drinking water in central North Carolina through the Environmental Enhancement Grant (EEG) program. In 2022, Attorney General Stein is awarding $2.5 million in EEG grants […]

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, November 22, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today awarded the Attorney General’s Dogwood Award to 13 North Carolinians in central North Carolina. Each year, Attorney General Stein recognizes North Carolinians who help to make their communities safer, stronger, and healthier. Recipients in central North Carolina are: […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, October 24, 2022 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that Kenyawna Powell, Joshua McClain, and Reginald McClain all pleaded guilty to second degree murder today in connection with the 2018 murder of Ly Teng Nhiayi. Powell was sentenced to 125-162 months and Joshua McClain was sentenced […]