As Attorney General, my number one priority is to protect the safety, rights, and liberties of all four million Oklahomans.

- John M. O'Connor, Attorney General

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December 6, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General John O’Connor today released the following statement after the Pardon and Parole Board denied clemency for Scott James Eizember.

"A.J. and Patsy Maye Cantrell were born and raised during the throes of the Great Depression in rural Oklahoma. The couple married in 1953 and built a happy and successful life. During their marriage, Patsy and A.J. raised three beloved daughters, Debra, Linda, and Marsha. The Cantrells were incredibly kind and giving, and they often gave back to their community in Depew, in any way they could.

December 5, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY - Attorney General John O’Connor filed Embezzlement charges in McIntosh County against an Oklahoma husband and wife duo accused of defrauding Oklahomans of thousands of dollars for construction projects they never completed.

Victor and Julie Dowling are each charged with 14 counts of Embezzlement and one count of Pattern of Criminal Offenses. If convicted, they each face up to 72 years in prison and over $100,000 in restitution.

December 2, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General John O’Connor and 35 attorneys general announced a $1 million multistate settlement with CarMax Auto Superstores, Inc. The settlement will require CarMax to disclose, before a sale, all open (unrepaired) recalls related to the safety of its used vehicles.

CarMax will continue to use the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) vehicle identification number tool to provide this important safety information to consumers. Consumers can also utilize this tool to check for any open recalls on their vehicles.