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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: Thursday, October 26, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed (919) 716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced $1,202,828 in nine Environmental Enhancement Grants (EEGs) to protect North Carolina’s air, water, and natural resources in central North Carolina. In 2023, Attorney General Stein is awarding $2.3 million in EEGs to 18 recipients throughout North […]

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, September 12, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today called on the North Carolina General Assembly to include more resources to support local law enforcement recruitment and retention in its final budget. “People across our state are worried about becoming the victim of a crime,” said Attorney […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, August 21, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein released the following statement after Freddie Anthony Jackson was convicted this month for a 1995 kidnapping and rape. A jury in New Hanover County found Jackson guilty of first degree kidnapping, two counts of first degree rape, two counts […]

For Immediate Release: Friday, August 4, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that Aspirar Medical Lab LLC in Cary and its owner Pick Chay have agreed to pay $1,951,090 to resolve allegations that they violated the law by billing the North Carolina Medicaid program for unnecessary urine drug tests […]

For Immediate Release: Tuesday, March 28, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today released the following statement after a Fayetteville man pleaded guilty to a 1992 sexual assault and was sentenced to 40 years in jail. “The justice delivered this week has been 31 years in the making. I want to […]

For Immediate Release: Monday, March 20, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today applauded the Raleigh Police Department for its work in an investigation that led to an arrest in a 1990 sexual assault case. On Friday, Raleigh Police arrested Deandre Marcel Smith for the alleged rape of a 73-year-old woman […]

For Immediate Release: Friday, March 10, 2023 Contact: Nazneen Ahmed 919-716-0060 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein today announced that Raed Abel Amra of Apex was indicted by a Wake County grand jury on 15 counts of aiding and abetting the embezzlement of state property in violation of NCGS §14-91. Amara is the president of two […]

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 […]