Attorney General Martha Coakley

Mass. Man Accused Of Human Trafficking and Rape
 
A Massachusetts man who served a prison sentence for coercing a teenager to prostitution is facing new charges including human trafficking along the East coast.
Attorney General Martha Coakley said 31-year-old Ryan Duntin of Randolph was indicted Tuesday by a statewide grand jury on charges that als…
Forty Attorneys-General Want Regulations For E-Cigarettes
Forty attorneys general are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to meet its own deadline and regulate electronic cigarettes in the same way it regulates tobacco products.
 
    The letter dated Tuesday is co-sponsored by Massachusetts Attorney Martha Coakley and Ohio Attor…
Federal Judge Approves Settlement For NB Harbor Cleanup
 A federal court has accepted a $366 million settlement to remove PCB's from New Bedford Harbor.
 
Attorney General Martha Coakley said Wednesday that she's pleased the United States District Court has accepted the settlement.
 
Coakley called the ruling ``an important step for the economic development …
Coakley Releases Report On “Human Trafficking” In Mass.
A report says Massachusetts needs to provide more safe houses and other services for victims of human trafficking as part of a comprehensive plan to address the sex trade.
 
    A 19-member human trafficking task force created under a 2011 law that increased penalties for human tra…
Mitchell Supports Changes To State’s Wiretap Law
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was in Boston this week, testifying in support of changes to the state's wiretap laws. 
Speaking on his weekly program on WBSM, the Mayor said the current laws on the books were written in the 1960's to combat organized crime, and there's some questi…
Coakley Sues NOAA Over Fishing Regulations
Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley is filing suit against the National Oceanic and Atmospheric  Administration, saying the agency has shown "callous disregard for the well being of New England Fishermen." 
Coakley says new groundfish regulations that went into effect on…

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