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Wednesday, May 20, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Attorney General Paxton Calls for Increased Oversight of Obama Administration in Executive Amnesty Case
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed a response to the Obama Administration’s April 30 and May 7 advisories, which confirm the unwieldiness of the President’s illegal amnesty plan. The Texas-led, bipartisan coalition of 26 states continues to hold the Obama Administration accountable for its misrepresentations to a federal district court and its admitted violation of a court order in prematurely implementing executive amnesty. In today’s filing with the federal district court, the states argued for increased oversight of the administration's compliance with the court's injunction, and for the opportunity to look into whether the defendants should be sanctioned for their misrepresentations to the court.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Attorney General Paxton Announces Agreement to Protect Consumer Privacy in RadioShack Case
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a settlement regarding RadioShack’s proposed sale of its customers’ personally identifiable information in connection with the sale of RadioShack’s trademark and intellectual property. A coalition of 38 states, led by Texas, joined together to oppose the sale of consumer data. Under the terms of the settlement agreement reached after mediation, the overwhelming bulk of RadioShack’s consumer data will be destroyed, and no credit or debit card account numbers, social security numbers, dates of birth or even phone numbers will be transferred.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Attorney General Paxton Announces Multistate Settlement Against Deceptive Cancer Charities
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, as part of a coalition with 49 other states, the District of Columbia and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), today announced settlements with deceptive cancer charities and their operators, who scammed more than $187 million from consumers throughout the country. The settlements with two organizations and three individuals net judgments of nearly $137 million, while litigation continues against those who have not yet settled.

Friday, May 15, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Attorney General Investigation Lands Corpus Christi Man in Jail on Three Counts of Child Pornography
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit successfully executed a search warrant at a residence in Corpus Christi resulting in the arrest of Francisco Granillo Jaczan, 47, for three counts of Possession of Child Pornography. It was the second arrest for Possession of Child Pornography this week in Corpus Christi following an investigation by the Child Exploitation Unit.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 – Austin, Texas
Attorney General Ken Paxton Announces Arrest of Corpus Christi Man for Possession of Child Pornography
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced the Attorney General’s Child Exploitation Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Corpus Christi resulting in the arrest of Ronald Eugene Lowrey, 44, for three counts of Possession of Child Pornography.

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