Missouri Attorney General - Chris Koster

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CONSUMER ALERT: AG Koster alerts borrowers affected by recent school closings to possible debt relief from their federal educational loans


Jefferson City, Mo. (November 3, 2016) – On November 1, 2016, Weston Educational Inc. closed its Missouri College campus in Brentwood and its Heritage College campus in Kansas City. These are just the most recent in a series of for-profit school closings in the past 18 months. “Students and faculty are placed in a very difficult position when their schools close. Unfortunately, there is often a lack of information available for those who need it most,” Koster said.   Read more...

AG Koster: Missouri joins $41.2M multistate settlement with Hyundai, Kia over fuel economy claims


Jefferson City, Mo. (October 27, 2016) – Attorney General Chris Koster announced today that Missouri will receive $969,231 as part of a multistate settlement with automakers Hyundai and Kia to resolve claims that the companies misrepresented the mileage and fuel economy ratings for some of their model year 2011, 2012 and 2013 vehicles.  Read more...

AG Koster files suit against retailers for selling cosmetic contact lenses without prescriptions


Jefferson City, Mo. (October 27, 2016) – Attorney General Chris Koster has filed suit against Celebrate the Season in St. Louis and Gotcha Costume Rental and Theatrical Supplies, LLC, in Columbia, for selling cosmetic contact lenses without a prescription. Under state and federal law, cosmetic contact lenses are not permitted to be sold without a valid prescription.  Read more...

AG Koster obtains additional $1.6 million for Missouri from Medicaid fraud settlement


Jefferson City, Mo. (October 21, 2016) – Attorney General Chris Koster announced today that Missouri’s Medicaid fraud program recovered an additional $1.6 million for the state as part of the March 17, 2015, settlement agreement between APS, the United States, and Missouri. APS has paid more than $11 million to the state and federal government pursuant to the settlement agreement, with $5.7 million of that amount for Missouri. Read more...