OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL RECOGNIZES WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY
Tuesday, June 15, 2022
PIERRE, S.D. - The Office of the Attorney General is recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and asks all citizens to take a moment to learn about the resources available to combat this growing problem.
SOUTH DAKOTA TAKES PART IN OBSERVING WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
PIERRE, S.D. - The Office of the South Dakota Attorney General is taking part in the observance of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, today, Tuesday, June 15, 2021. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is observed to provide an opportunity for communities across our state and around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons by raising awareness of the processes which affect elder abuse and neglect.
SOUTH DAKOTANS URGED TO TAKE CAUTION WHEN DOING BUSINESS WITH TRANSIENT VENDORS
Friday, March 26, 2021
PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Department of Revenue and Attorney Generalâ€™s Consumer Protection Division provide tips to South Dakotans on ensuring transient vendors are legitimate before doing business with them.
BE ALERT FOR POTENTIAL MEDICARE SCAM
Friday, March 12, 2021
PIERRE, S.D. - The Attorney Generalâ€™s Division of Consumer Protection is advising all South Dakotans to be cautious of phone calls claiming to be from Medicare.
SOUTH DAKOTA REACHES $573 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH McKINSEY & COMPANY INC. FOR ITS ROLE IN OPIOID EPEDEMIC
Friday, February 5, 2021
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has joined a coalition of attorneys general from 47 states, the District of Columbia and five U.S. territories in a $573 million settlement with one of the world's largest consulting firms, McKinsey & Company Inc.
AG RAVNSBORG JOINS SECOND MULTISTATE LAWSUIT AGAINST GOOGLE
Thursday, December 17, 2020
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today joined with 37 other attorneys general in a bipartisan coalition suing Google LLC for anticompetitive conduct in violation of Section 2 of the Sherman Act.
AG RAVNSBORG AND 10 STATES FILE LAWSUIT AGAINST GOOGLE FOR ANTICOMPETITIVE PRACTICES AND DECEPTIVE MISREPRESENTATIONS
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg announced today that the State of South Dakota has joined a multistate coalition of 10 states in a lawsuit against Google for multiple violations of Federal and State Antitrust Laws, including anticompetitive conduct, exclusionary practices, and deceptive misrepresentations in connection with its role in the multibillion-dollar online display advertising industry.
CONSUMER PROTECTION ALERT FOR DAKOTAFALKTRUCKING.COM
Friday, October 9, 2020
PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg and Department of Revenue Secretary Jim Terwilliger are warning consumers to be aware of a fictitious RV transport company by the name of DakotaFalkTrucking.com. The company claims to be physically located in South Shore, South Dakota.
SOUTH DAKOTA ANNOUNCES $60 MILLION MULTISTATE SETTLEMENT WITH C.R. BARD
Thursday, September 24, 2020
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today announced a settlement by 48 states and the District of Columbia with C.R. Bard, Inc. and its parent company Becton, Dickinson and Company requiring payment of $60 million for the deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices. South Dakota's portion of the settlement is $621,711.
SOUTH DAKOTA ANNOUNCES $85 MILLION MULTISTATE SETTLEMENT WITH AMERICAN HONDA MOTOR COMPANY, INC. AND HONDA OF AMERICA MFG., INC.
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg today announced a multistate settlement with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and Honda of America Mfg., Inc. (collectively "Honda"), over allegations Honda concealed safety issues related to defects in the frontal airbag systems installed in certain vehicles sold in the United States.
RAVNSBORG JOINS WITH MIDWEST AND WESTERN ATTORNEYS GENERAL URGING FEDERAL INVESTIGATION OF MEAT PACKING INDUSTRY PRACTICES
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg and the Attorneys General from ten other Midwestern and Western states are urging the Department of Justice to pursue a federal investigation into suspected national price fixing by meat packers in the cattle industry.
ATTORNEY GENERAL, CONSUMER PROTECTION AND DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE URGE CAUTION WHEN DOING BUSINESS WITH TRANSIENT VENDORS
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, the Division of Consumer Protection and the South Dakota Department of Revenue warn consumers to be wary of transient vendors once again.
ATTORNEY GENERAL RAVNSBORG CAUTIONS AGAINST CORONAVIRUS-RELATED SCAMS
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
PIERRE, S.D. - Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg reminds South Dakotans to be on the lookout for scam artists taking advantage of the current Coronavirus emergency to find new victims.
ADVISORY WARNING REGARDING VISION TEST APP TECHNOLOGY
March 6, 2020
PIERRE, S.D. - South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg warns consumers to proceed with caution when using online and app-based vision testing technology. Smartphones and the internet play a large role in the lives of South Dakotans and it is important to keep in mind that technology is a fantastic complement to health and well-being questions and concerns. However, technology should not be a replacement for real-life experts when it comes to your health, safety, and well-being.
South Dakota Office of Attorney General Celebrates National Consumer Protection Week
Monday, March 2, 2020
PIERRE, S.D. - In observance of National Consumer Protection week, March 1-7, 2020, Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg is releasing the Attorney General's Division of Consumer Protection's Top Ten Consumer Complaints received by the office in calendar year 2019.