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Drew Hill, Deputy Press Secretary
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Andrew.Hill@ilag.gov

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Annie Thompson, Senior Press Secretary
217-524-4173
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Patricia.Thompson@ilag.gov

Jamey Dunn-Thomason, Press Secretary
217-785-5726
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April McLaren, Deputy Press Secretary
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2024 Press Releases

January 2024

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL URGES U.S. SUPREME COURT TO REVERSE MIFEPRISTONE RESTRICTIONS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL ANNOUNCES SENTENCE, RESTITUTION FOR COOK COUNTY WOMAN IN HOUSING VOUCHER FRAUD CASE

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL LEADS COALITION SUPPORTING FAIR WAGES FOR FEDERAL CONTRACT WORKERS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL LEADS COALITION SUPPORTING PROHIBITION OF FIREARMS IN SENSITIVE PLACES

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL OBTAINS SECOND GUILTY PLEA IN CASE STEMMING FROM ONGOING INVESTIGATION INTO SUBURBAN DRUG, GUN ACTIVITY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL ANNOUNCES LATEST WIN AGAINST MARTIN SHKRELI FOR ILLEGAL SCHEME TO MONOPOLIZE LIFESAVING DRUG

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES LAKE COUNTY MAN OVER ONLINE PUPPY SCAM

RAOUL JOINS CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU, STATE COALITION IN FILING LAWSUIT AGAINST STRATEGIC FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS

ILLINOIS SUPREME COURT AGREES WITH RAOUL IN TEMPORARY STAFFING CASE OVER NO-POACH AND WAGE-FIXING AGREEMENTS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL OBTAINS GUILTY PLEA FROM FINAL DEFENDANT IN STATEWIDE BURGLARY RING

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES FULTON COUNTY MAN WITH POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL URGES BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO IMPLEMENT BAN ON MENTHOL CIGARETTES AND FLAVORED CIGARS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL URGES DEA TO MOVE FORWARD WITH FEDERAL RESCHEDULING OF CANNABIS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CALLS FOR INVESTIGATION INTO SALE OF MILITARY-GRADE AMMUNITION TO CIVILIANS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL URGES FEDERAL APPEALS COURT TO UPHOLD STATES’ AUTHORITY TO ENFORCE LAWS TO PROTECT PUBLIC HEALTH

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL REACHES SETTLEMENT TO RECOVER PREVAILING AND OVERTIME WAGES FROM TRUCKING COMPANIES

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL FILES BRIEF SUPPORTING PRIVACY OF TRANSGENDER STUDENTS

***CONSUMER ALERT*** ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL URGES ILLINOIS RESIDENTS TO BE ALERT FOR PHONE SCAMMERS USING AI TO MIMIC VOICES

February 2024

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES KANKAKEE COUNTY MAN WITH POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES MCDONOUGH COUNTY MAN WITH DISSEMINATION, POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL FILES LAWSUIT CHALLENGING PROPOSED ALBERTSONS, KROGER MERGER

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL: CHICAGO MOTHER, DAUGHTER PLEAD GUILTY IN SCHEME TO DEFRAUD STATE PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL LEADS COALITION SUPPORTING PENNSYLVANIA LAW THAT PROHIBITS CONCEALED CARRY BY INDIVIDUALS UNDER 21

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL OBTAINS GUILTY PLEA IN CASE AGAINST SUBURBAN WOMAN WHO STOLE FROM RAVINIA FESTIVAL ASSOCIATION

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CALLS ON CONGRESS TO ACT ON REFORMS TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES GALLATIN COUNTY MAN WITH DISSEMINATION, POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES WINNEBAGO COUNTY MAN OVER ALLEGEDLY LYING ON FOID CARD APPLICATION

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL URGES ACTION TO KEEP TOXIC METALS OUT OF BABY FOOD

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES MCDONOUGH COUNTY MAN WITH DISSEMINATION, POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL OBTAINS GUILTY PLEA IN CASE AGAINST ILLINOIS LOTTERY EMPLOYEE FOR STEALING AND REDEEMING WINNING LOTTERY TICKETS

***CONSUMER ALERT*** ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL OFFERS TIPS TO PREVENT ROMANCE SCAMS AHEAD OF VALENTINE’S DAY HOLIDAY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL URGES OSHA, CONGRESS AND PRESIDENT TO PROTECT WORKERS FROM OCCUPATIONAL HEAT EXPOSURE

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES COOK COUNTY MAN WITH GUNRUNNING, UNLAWFUL USE AND SALE OF FIREARMS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL TAKES ACTION TO PROTECT DREAMERS AND DACA PROGRAM

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CO-LEADS BIPARTISAN COALITION URGING CONGRESS TO STABILIZE FUNDING TO SUPPORT VICTIMS OF CRIME

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL OBTAINS CONVICTION OF PHYSICIAN WHO DEFRAUDED STATE OUT OF MORE THAN $1 MILLION OF MEDICAID FUNDING

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL ENCOURAGES PARENTS, CAREGIVERS TO TAKE ACTIVE ROLE WITH ONLINE PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFER INTERNET DAY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL: WILL COUNTY JUDGE RULED CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER SEXUALLY VIOLENT

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL ISSUES BIPARTISAN WARNING TO SUSPECTED ELECTION SCAM ARTIFICIAL-INTELLIGENCE ROBOCALLERS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH MULTINATIONAL MARKETING FIRM FOR ROLE IN OPIOID EPIDEMIC

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL ANNOUNCES MULTISTATE AGREEMENT WITH OPIOID MANUFACTURER HIKMA PHARMACEUTICALS

March 2024

***CONSUMER ALERT***ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL URGES ILLINOISANS TO BE ALERT FOR TEXT MESSAGE SCAM INVOLVING THE ILLINOIS TOLLWAY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL SUPPORTS EFFORTS TO PROTECT ACCESS TO EMERGENCY ABORTION CARE

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL SUPPORTS EFFORTS TO VACATE RULE ALLOWING HEALTH CARE DISCRIMINATION

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL ISSUES STATEMENT REITERATING SUPPORT FOR ACCESS TO MIFEPRISTONE

***CONSUMER ALERT*** ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL URGES STUDENT BORROWERS IN DEFAULT TO CONSIDER FRESH START PROGRAM BEFORE DEADLINE

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES GREENE COUNTY MAN WITH POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY, FAILURE TO REGISTER AS SEX OFFENDER

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES FORMER IROQUOIS COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH ADMINISTRATOR WITH THEFT, OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT 

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL LEADS COALITION IN SUPPORT OF FEDERAL LAW BANNING FELONS FROM POSSESSING FIREARMS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL: WINNEBAGO COUNTY JUDGE RULED CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER SEXUALLY VIOLENT

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES JERSEY MAN WITH DISSEMINATION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL DEFENDS BIDEN ADMINISTRATION’S OIL AND GAS METHANE RULE

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL ASSIGNS TEAMS TO MONITOR PRIMARY ELECTION

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL ANNOUNCES LEGISLATION TO EXPAND WORKER PROTECTIONS AGAINST RETALIATION

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL DEFENDS RULING BLOCKING IDAHO BAN ON GENDER-AFFIRMING CARE FOR TRANSGENDER YOUTH

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES COOK COUNTY BROTHERS AND WOMAN WITH ILLEGALLY PURCHASING AND SELLING FIREARMS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL LEADS BIPARTISAN COALITION URGING FTC TO STRENGTHEN ONLINE SAFETY, PRIVACY PROTECTIONS FOR MINORS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL ISSUES 2023 PUBLIC ACCESS REPORT DURING SUNSHINE WEEK

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES FORMER TOLONO PARK DISTRICT DIRECTOR WITH THEFT, OFFICIAL MISCONDUCT

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES KANE COUNTY MAN WITH GUNRUNNING AND UNLAWFUL USE OF FIREARMS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL RELEASES PRELIMINARY REPORT ON ILLINOIS LAW ENFORCEMENT COMPLIANCE WITH WAY FORWARD ACT

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CO-LEADS BIPARTISAN COALITION CALLING ON META TO PROTECT USERS’ ACCOUNTS FROM BEING HIJACKED BY SCAMMERS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL RECOGNIZES NATIONAL CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK, ANNOUNCES TOP 10 LIST OF CONSUMER COMPLAINTS

***CONSUMER ALERT***ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL WARNS RESIDENTS TO BE ON ALERT FOR STORM-RELATED REPAIR SCAMS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES ST. CLAIR COUNTY MAN WITH POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

April 2024

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST SAUGET FACILITY OWNER FOR DANGEROUS CHEMICAL STORAGE CONDITIONS

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES ST. CLAIR COUNTY MAN WITH POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL, ADVOCATES ADVANCE LEGISLATION TO EXPAND ELIGIBILITY AND ACCESSIBILITY TO CRIME VICTIMS COMPENSATION PROGRAM

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES WOMAN FOR STEALING NEARLY $250,000 THROUGH STATE TREASURER FRERICHS’ UNCLAIMED PROPERTY PROGRAM

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL OBTAINS 35-YEAR PRISON SENTENCE IN CASE AGAINST METRO EAST MAN WHO DISSEMINATED CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL OBTAINS GUILTY PLEA AGAINST CHICAGO COUPLE IN COVID-RELATED FRAUD CASE

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL: HENRY COUNTY JUDGE RULED CONVICTED SEX OFFENDER SEXUALLY VIOLENT

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES OWNER OF SUBURBAN COOK COUNTY FENCING COMPANY WITH HOME REPAIR FRAUD, THEFT

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL’S OFFICE COLLECTS MORE THAN $1 BILLION IN STATE REVENUE IN 2023

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO CLARIFY CHILD PORNOGRAPHY LAWS INCLUDE USE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IMAGES

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL CHARGES WILL COUNTY WOMAN OVER FRAUDULENT FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE PURCHASES

ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL FILES LAWSUIT TO DEFEND ILLINOIS RESIDENTS FROM PREDATORY PERSONAL LENDING COMPANY

***CONSUMER ALERT*** ATTORNEY GENERAL RAOUL URGES RESIDENTS TO BE PROACTIVE TO AVOID TAX IDENTITY THEFT

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