Latest News

State will get more than $300K of national $72.5M Fiat Chrysler emissions settlement

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 12, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has finalized a $302,500 settlement with Fiat Chrysler as part of a broader multistate settlement with the auto manufacturer.

Morrisey, other AGs ask U.S. Supreme Court to hear case on ban of dismemberment abortions

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 5, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a 21-state effort urging the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a case about a state’s ability to ban a disturbing type of abortion.

AG's office distributing $235K to consumers from cookware company

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 4, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office has started the process of distributing more than $235,000 to consumers victimized by a kitchen hardware manufacturing and sales company.

Morrisey wants control of Medicaid fraud unit moved from DHHR to AG's office

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 4, 2019

CHARLESTON — A state Senate bill would move West Virginia’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit from the Department of Health and Human Resources to the Attorney General’s office.

Morrisey opinion says education bill likely passes 'single-object' question

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 1, 2019

CHARLESTON — As the state Senate's education omnibus bill heads to the House of Delegates, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed an opinion regarding one aspect of the measure.

AG's office urges consumers to safeguard tax information

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 31, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging consumers to protect personal information and exercise caution when preparing and filing their return this tax season.

AG's office announces record-breaking year for Disability Fraud Unit

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 22, 2019

CHARLESTON – West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office says its disability fraud partnership had its most successful year in 2018, pushing its total savings to more than $14.3 million.

Morrisey, other state AGs urge Senate confirmation of Barr as U.S. Attorney General

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 16, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey and 20 other state attorneys general have written a letter to the United States Senate expressing support for confirmation of William P. Barr as the next United States Attorney General.

AG: Permanent fix to state's medical marijuana funding issue must come from feds

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 11, 2019

CHARLESTON – A permanent fix to questions about West Virginia handling money form medical marijuana must come from the federal government, according to state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

Morrisey, other AGs ask U.S. Supreme Court to protect Second Amendment

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 10, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey recently joined a coalition of 18 states urging the U.S. Sup​​​​reme Court to consider a case with implications for the Second Amendment.

AG's office warns job seekers to watch for post-holiday employment scams

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 3, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is warning job seekers to exercise caution when looking for employment opportunities to pay off those holiday purchases.

Morrisey leads 30-state Supreme Court brief to protect World War I veterans cross

By Chris Dickerson | Jan 2, 2019

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is leading a group of 30 states in urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a case regarding a historic cross honoring World War I veterans, a matter he says has much broader implications for the First Amendment.

W.Va., 39 other states reach $68 million deal with UBS over interest rate benchmark

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 23, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced the state is part of a $68 million, 40-state settlement with UBS to resolve allegations of fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of LIBOR, a benchm​​​​​ark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a far-reaching impact on global markets and consumers.

AG's office wants consumers to stay alert when buying last-minute gift cards

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 21, 2018

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is urging consumers to be selective and cautious when making last-minute gift card purchases as Christmas approaches.

Latest phone scam tries to trick consumer with drugs, crime allegations

By Chris Dickerson | Dec 20, 2018

CHARLESTON — ​West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office is urging consumers to be wary of fraudulent calls alleging the consumer is linked to a drug offense or violent crime.

The Record Network