State Attorneys General Announce Elder Fraud Sweep with Justice Department

Washington, D.C. — National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) President and Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt joined U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and other law enforcement partners this morning in announcing the largest coordinated sweep of elder fraud cases in history. The actions charged a variety of fraud schemes victimizing the elderly. Attorney General Schmidt highlighted state cases….

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NAAG President Launches National Effort to Combat Elder Abuse

Washington, D.C. — The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) will focus on strengthening efforts nationwide to combat elder abuse, NAAG President and Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today. Schmidt, who was elected in June to a one-year term as NAAG president, said during his presidency he will focus on working with attorneys general around…

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AGs Call for Federal Policy Change to Expand Their Medicaid Fraud Authority to Address More Resident Abuse Cases

Washington, DC—The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) sent a letter today urging the U.S. government to change its policy so that state attorneys general could use federal funds to investigate and prosecute a wider range of Medicaid abuse and neglect cases, including those that happen at home. Medicaid is a joint federal-state program that provides…

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