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Press Releases and Articles

May 1, 2017

Attorney General Hunter cautions Oklahomans against price gouging 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter is reminding Oklahomans the Emergency Price Stabilization Act is in effect for all 77 counties, after the governor declared a state of emergency on Saturday, April 29.

May 1, 2017

William Stephens charged with seven felony counts of embezzlement

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter today announced the filing of seven felony counts of embezzlement against William Stephens, who owns Tornado King Shelters.

After the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Unit received multiple complaints of alleged fraud against the Tornado King Shelters company, an investigation was launched into Stephens and his company.

April 28, 2017

DEA: Oklahoma ranked last in 2016 take back effort

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter is asking Oklahomans to participate in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day this Saturday, April 29.

The Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics has set up a location finder on its website for individuals to find the most convenient location to drop off expired or unused prescription drugs. 

April 26, 2017

Commission aims to halt state's opioid epidemic

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter was joined by Sen. AJ Griffin and Rep. Tim Downing today at a press conference to announce legislation to form the Oklahoma Commission on Opioid Abuse.

The commission will be created by Senate Concurrent Resolution 12, authored by Sen. Griffin and Rep. Downing.

April 26, 2017

Successful operation assisted by AG's Safe Oklahoma Grant Program

OKLAHOMA CITY – Today, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter commended the Tulsa Police Department and other state and federal law enforcement agencies after a successful operation aimed at reducing violent crime.

The four-day operation arrested dozens of violent criminals, seized weapons, drugs and served a multitude of warrants.

April 21, 2017

U.S. Postal Inspection Services Operations Technician Named 2017 Consumer Champion

OKLAHOMA CITY – Today, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter hosted the tenth annual Consumer Protection Day at the Attorney General’s Office to raise awareness about the importance of consumer protection and potential scams.

Attorney General Hunter began the event speaking about the Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Unit and the work being done within the office to protect Oklahomans.

April 19, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter released the following statement regarding the anniversary of the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building on April 19, 1995. 

“On this day 22 years ago, our city, state and entire nation was changed forever when 168 people died and hundreds of others were left victimized by a senseless act of terrorism. 

April 18, 2017

By: Attorney General Mike Hunter

This year, thousands of Oklahomans will be the target of a fraud or scam.

Clever schemes using modern technology give scammers an unfair advantage to prey upon innocent victims.

Whether it’s a scam involving unfair business practices, home repair fraud or an individual who becomes the victim of an online phishing scam, it happens to our neighbors, friends and loved ones. Unfortunately, there is no way to completely prevent fraud from happening.

April 10, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY  — Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has charged a Guthrie man with five felonies for possessing child pornography and violating the state’s Computer Crimes Act.

Enrique Segura, 36, of Guthrie, has been charged with two counts of aggravated possession of child pornography, two counts of possession of child pornography and being in violation of the Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act.

March 24, 2017

April 5, 2017 at the OSU-Tulsa Conference Center

OKLAHOMA CITY – Attorney General Mike Hunter and the Office of Civil Rights Enforcement (OCRE) will host a free education and training conference on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at the OSU-Tulsa Conference Center.