Ken Paxton

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton led an 11-state coalition in signing a letter March 1, urging the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to suspend and withdraw the current information collection request for existing oil and gas facilities, according to a release from his office.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Feb. 27 that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested Michael Scott Chastain, 54, of Cranfills Gap. Chastain is charged with two counts of possession of child pornography, a third-degree felony, and could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

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Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT), the Texas Trucking Association (TTA), and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton brought the trucking industry and law enforcement together today for a collaborative coalition build on human trafficking at El Paso’s Region 19 Education Service Center.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an amicus brief Feb. 15 with the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, according to a release. The brief supports the U.S. Department of Justice in defending President Trump’s executive order on immigration.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Feb. 14 that officers with his Criminal Investigations Division arrested Daniel James Dickson, 44, of Houston, on three counts of Possession of Child Pornography, a third-degree felony. He could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested a Pflugerville man on two counts of possession of child pornography. Kenneth Ray Ward, 54, is charged with a third-degree felony and could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Feb. 1 that a $5 million settlement with Western Union to protect consumers from wire fraud scams. The deal, which involves 49 states and the District of Columbia, resolves an investigation into complaints by people who used Western Union’s wire transfer service to send money to third parties who were involved in schemes to defraud them.

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On Jan. 25, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that the Child Exploitation Unit (CEU) of his office arrested a Lockhart man on five counts of possession of child pornography. James Brian Gorley, 33, is charged with a third degree felony and could face up to ten years in prison if convicted.

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Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Jan. 19 that his office has filed a lawsuit and obtained a temporary restraining order stopping synthetic cannabinoid sales at the Texas Tobacco and Smoke Shop in Harris County.

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In his latest effort to protect Texans from the scourge of dangerous synthetic drugs, Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit Jan. 18 against the Dallas convenience store Hi Flamez and its owner, Mohamed Bakr, to stop the sale of synthetic cannabinoids.

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