Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Dec 11 2006
SEATTLE – Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced a $14.5 million settlement with Chase Bank and Trilegiant Corp. that resolves allegations the companies unlawfully deceived consumers into paying for memberships for programs that purportedly provided discounts for certain goods and services. The money will be shared by 15 states. Approximately 3,000 Washington consumers may be eligible for refunds.
May 26 2005
SEATTLE – At least eight Washington state small businesses and nonprofits that lost phone and Internet services when their telecommunications provider, NorVergence, Inc., went bankrupt last year will not have to pay the full amount due on their rental contracts, the Washington State Attorney General’s Office announced today.
May 2 2005
SEATTLE -- Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced a settlement with Cross Country Bank and Applied Card Systems that concludes an investigation into alleged deceptive credit practices.