At the Office of the Attorney General for the District of Columbia (OAG), we’re committed to protecting the rights of District workers and ensuring that businesses compete on a level playing field.
Attorney General Brian L. Schwalb today announced the successful resolution of three separate cases involving the financial exploitation of elders and other vulnerable adults.
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.
AG Racine Announces Man Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Multiple Crimes Against Older DC Residents
Felony Conviction is Result of Elder Justice Partnership Between Office of the Attorney General and U.S. Attorney’s Office
Last Thursday, I joined AARP DC State Director Louis Davis, Jr. and more than a hundred DC residents for a conversation about how our office prioritizes combatting exploitation of older District residents, how to help protect our older neighbors from financial abuse and scams, and how we can support our older relatives so they can live their golden years with dignity and security.
AG Racine Joins Conversation with AARP DC on OAG's Landmark Work Protecting Older Residents & Vulnerable Adults from Financial Abuse
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today joined AARP DC State Director Louis Davis Jr. for a virtual conversation about the Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) innovative approach to protecting the District’s 87,000 residents over 65 years old from elder exploitation, abuse, and neglect; holding predators of these crimes accountable; and educating residents about this type of abuse so they can live their golden years with dignity.
Since 2019, OAG has obtained more than $544,000 in judgments and settlements for violations of the District’s financial exploitation statute.
Attorney General Karl A. Racine today announced that the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) achieved significant wins in two lawsuits against individuals who financially exploited vulnerable seniors. One lawsuit involved a nursing assistant at a long-term care facility who was stealing from residents, and another involved a son who improperly transferred ownership of his mother’s home to himself.
On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, AG Racine Announces Settlement of Investigation Into Allegations That Car Dealership Financially Exploited 86-Year-Old
On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Attorney General Karl A. Racine announced the positive resolution of an investigation—stemming from a report by a community member—into allegations that a Maryland car dealership financially exploited an 86-year-old District resident. He also encouraged District residents, organizations, and businesses to learn how to spot elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and to report these harmful practices to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG).
During Older Americans Month, AG Racine Encourages DC Residents To Spot, Prevent & Report Elder Abuse, Neglect & Exploitation
During Older Americans Month in May, Attorney General Karl A. Racine is encouraging District residents to learn how to keep loved ones’ safe from elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation, and to report these harmful practices to the Office of the Attorney General (OAG) so older Americans can live their golden years with dignity.