News & Updates

Attorney General Schwalb Secures Criminal Tax Fraud Conviction Against District Business Owner & $450K+ in Restitution for DC

Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today announced that Jerri Evans, owner of the Turning Natural juice bar chain, pled guilty in Superior Court to one criminal count of failure to pay sales tax for tax years 2017 through 2020, and must pay the District $452,522.07 in back taxes, penalties, and…

Attorney General Schwalb Releases 2023 Impact Report

Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today released a 2023 Impact Report detailing how over the past year, The Office of the Attorney General has delivered for District residents, securing $610 million in total savings and benefits – over four times its annual budget.

Owners of Four Apartment Complexes in DC Ordered to Fix Hazardous Living Conditions

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) works tirelessly to ensure District residents are safe in their homes. When landlords and property managers violate tenants’ rights and ignore health and safety requirements, our team springs into action.

Press Release

AG Schwalb Announces Former MPD Officer Pleads Guilty to Time & Attendance Fraud Scheme

Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb and United States Attorney Matthew M. Graves announced that Medgar Webster Sr., 52, of Washington, DC, pleaded guilty in Superior Court to one count of first degree felony fraud for committing time and attendance fraud on the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD…

Press Release

OAG Public Corruption Section Announces Guilty Plea of Mark Thorp for Failing to Pay Businesses, Sales & Personal Income Tax

Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today announced that Mark Thorp, owner of Little Miss Whiskey’s Golden Dollar on H Street Northeast and Jimmy Valentine’s Lonely Hearts Club in Trinidad, pled guilty to one count of tax fraud and paid $144,001.08 in unpaid taxes, interests, and penalties to the…

Press Release

AG Racine Releases Final 8-Year Report Showing Growth and Impact of the Office of the Attorney General Since 2015

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today released a new, comprehensive report highlighting the breadth of work of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) over the past eight years.  

Press Release

AG Racine Releases Final 8-Year Report Showing Growth and Impact of the Office of the Attorney General Since 2015

Attorney General Karl A. Racine today released a new, comprehensive report highlighting the breadth of work of the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) over the past eight years.  

Testimony

OAG Testimony on Attendance, Chronic Absenteeism, and Truancy in the District

 Statement of Dana Edwards, Case Manager, Public Safety Division, Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia 

Topics: Child Support

Clawing Back Money from the Trump Organization and Redirecting it to Support DC Youth

This week, we made a big announcement: We clawed back $750,000 from the Trump Organization and the Trump Inaugural Committee and gave it to District nonprofits educating youth about democracy and civics.