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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Sep 30 2016
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Virginia-based retailer USA Discounters will provide more than $2.1 million in relief to service members who entered into contracts in Washington state over allegations the company engaged in unfair, abusive and deceptive debt collection practices.
Sep 26 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the filing of campaign finance complaints against Tim Eyman, three political committees, and their officers and treasurer. The AG alleges that shoddy accounting practices and improper disclosure of the source of funds for the committees and their ads violated Washington law.
Sep 26 2016
Prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit are appearing in Walla Walla County Superior Court opposing the conditional release of convicted sex offender Justin Mackey into the community.
Sep 23 2016
OLYMPIA — In an action brought by the Attorney General’s Office, the Washington State Labor Council (WSLC) will pay the state $16,622 over the organization’s failure to timely and properly file lobbyist employer reports of in-kind and cash contributions, as required under the state’s campaign finance laws.
Sep 22 2016
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s campaign finance investigation of Tim Eyman, his political committees, and for-profit signature gathering firm Citizen Solutions can continue after months of delays and a costly court enforcement of Ferguson’s subpoenas. 
Sep 14 2016
TACOMA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed criminal charges against a Tacoma man and his company accused of discharging hazardous substances into the street and sewer near his industrial truck wash, and allowing an employee to fall into a basin of dangerous hydrofluoric acid, putting him in danger of serious injury.
Sep 9 2016
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed criminal charges against a Renton man accused of running an illegal dump and wrecking yard on his property for more than a decade.
Sep 8 2016
In a letter today to Governor Jay Inslee, Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that his office is closing without criminal charges its investigation into the February 10, 2015, death of Antonio Zambrano-Montes in Pasco, Washington. During an encounter on a city street, three officers of the Pasco Police Department shot and killed Mr. Zambrano-Montes.
Sep 7 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson, joined by a broad coalition of over 50 community leaders and elected officials, today announced he will submit agency request legislation in the 2017 session to ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.
Sep 6 2016
SEATTLE — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced Seattle-based Julep Beauty, Inc. and its owner Jane Park, will pay $3 million for using deceptive “negative option” marketing tactics to lure consumers into signing up for recurring boxes of Julep products, and then making it very difficult to cancel their subscriptions. Today’s announcement covers deceptive practices that occurred between 2012 and 2015.