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Press Releases and Articles

July 19, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter today joined a group of 11 students from Positive Tomorrows to tour the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum’s new science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning lab after a recent office-wide fundraiser produced enough money to pay for students’ admission and provide lunch.

Volunteer coordinators in the attorney general’s office came up with the idea to send the kids to the STEM lab after a T-shirt sale left the office with over $250 in cash.

July 17, 2017

TULSA – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has charged Dr. James Fleckenstein with obtaining possession of opioid pain medication by fraud, after an investigation by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control (OBNDD) and Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office.

July 12, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter today filed charges against two individuals during the National Health Care Fraud Takedown effort.

The takedown is a nationwide sweep led by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Medicare Fraud Strike Force in partnership with other federal, state and local law enforcement entities to crackdown on healthcare fraud schemes.

Attorney General Hunter said his office is committed to stopping healthcare fraud and prosecuting individuals who intend to harm Oklahomans.

June 30, 2017

State seeks damages for misleading marketing practices and misrepresentation

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter today filed a lawsuit in Cleveland County against four of the nation’s leading manufacturers of opioid pain medication, claiming the effects of deceptive marketing campaigns over the last decade have fueled the state’s opioid epidemic.

June 26, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – Gerald Prindle, 39, has pleaded guilty to charges relating to child pornography and received a 15-year sentence to be served under the custody and control of the Oklahoma Department of Corrections following charges filed by Attorney General Mike Hunter in May.

June 23, 2017

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter today charged Dr. Regan Nichols with five counts of second degree murder in relation to the death of at least five patients during her time working at a Midwest City clinic.  

According to the probable cause affidavit, Nichols, an osteopathic physician, knowingly prescribed controlled dangerous substances to patients without a legitimate medical need, in quantities and circumstances that are considered an extreme disregard of human life.

June 22, 2017

Application deadline is July 7

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announced the application period for the 2017 Safe Oklahoma Grant Program is now open through Friday, July 7.

June 20, 2017

Attorney General Hunter: Commissioner's initiatives aim to harm energy industry

OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter has authored and sent a letter to California Insurance Commissioner David Jones requesting Commissioner Jones cease and desist from requiring insurance companies to publicly disclose investments in fossil fuels and urging companies to sign a “pledge” to divest from the coal industry.  

June 14, 2017

Ruling to save DOC, sheriffs millions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter today announced a victory in an on-going dispute over inmate phone call rates and the costs incurred by the state corrections department and county jails for allowing those calls.