OLYMPIA, Wash. – An individual care giver in Grays Harbor County pled guilty today to one count of Theft in the First Degree for collecting from the state-federal medical assistance program more than $6,700 in payments for care she never provided.
SEATTLE -- The Attorney General’s Office is warning consumers to beware of “phishing” scammers on the Internet. Phishing is an attempt to trick consumers into disclosing personal and/or financial information.
SEATTLE – Attorney General Rob McKenna said it’s too soon to tell how Washington will be impacted by the damage Hurricane Katrina caused to Gulf refineries, but warned drivers that the state has a limited ability to regulate gasoline prices.
SEATTLE -- Washington consumers who used the antidepressant drug Remeron could receive part of a $36 million multi-state settlement with its manufacturer, Organon USA Inc, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.
SPOKANE -- Thousands of consumers who purchased bogus medical supplies in Washington and 17 other states will benefit from a settlement announced today by Washington Attorney General Christine Gregoire.
SEATTLE -- Attorney General Christine Gregoire today announced that 49 agencies statewide will receive grants totaling $695,000 from a recent settlement with Medco Health Solutions, Inc. The money will be used to benefit low-income, disabled or elderly consumers of prescription medications in Washington.
SEATTLE – Attorney General Rob McKenna today said that while the Attorney General’s Office has not seen any activity by Washington gasoline suppliers or retailers that would warrant taking legal action, his office will assist with a national inquiry into the causes of escalating gas prices.
SPOKANE -- Attorney General Christine Gregoire today filed suit against two marketing companies that allegedly scammed senior citizens out of their life savings by encouraging them to buy high-risk or bogus investments, including insurance products and living trusts.
SEATTLE– The Attorney General’s Office Criminal Justice Division today filed charges of theft in the first degree (by deception) against a former state senator who purchased government rated airfares on Alaska Airlines while claiming he was still a state senator.
SEATTLE -- A $430 million settlement with makers of a prescription epilepsy drug will return millions of dollars to Washington's Medicaid program and provide money to offset the company's improper efforts to market the drug Neurontin for other purposes, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.