Pennsylvania Obtains $1 Billion Revenue from AG Shapiro’s Enforcement Efforts

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The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania obtained $1 billion in revenue from the enforcement efforts of the State Attorney General’s Office last year.

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On Tuesday, Attorney General Josh Shapiro released his office’s revenue report to the Commonwealth. The report showed that the AG office returned $10 for every $1 in taxpayer funding it received last year.

According to Shapiro, his office recovered monies from various efforts including consumer protection, Medicare fraud control, financial enforcement, tax litigation, and other legal action.

Since assuming the role of Attorney General in 2017, Shapiro’s office secured over $1.5 billion in revenue for Pennsylvania. His office also returned more than $13 million to consumers in the state.

Breakdown of revenue recovered for Pennsylvania

In 2018 alone, Shapiro’s office recovered $240 million in tax litigation, $95 million in financial enforcement, $35 million in consumer protection, $72,000 in public protection, $626,000 in healthcare enforcement, and $846,000 in Medicaid fraud control.