Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Feb 13 1996
February 13, 1996 - The Attorney General's Office today warned consumers to avoid illegal pyramid schemes including those involving long distance phone cards.
Feb 2 1996
Attorney General Christine Gregoire and state and federal recovery agencies are warning flood-stricken Washington residents not to fall victim to flood-related scams.
Feb 1 1996
SEATTLE Using a 30-year-old federal law to combat a consumer problem of the 1990's, the Washington State Attorney General's Office has pulled the plug on a telemarketing scam involving several major Canadian lottery ticket sellers.
Jan 18 1996
SEATTLE - The State Attorney General's Office last year saved Washington consumers nearly $5 million dollars - a record amount - primarily through the help of volunteers.
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Toys R Us Grant Distribution           Grant Organization Location Amount Description of Grant Proposal   Adams County Community Network Othello $10,500.00 Books for Othello Migrant Day Care Center.   Family Crisis Network Newport $5,000.00
SEATTLE - April 29, 2002 - In the wake of its settlement with tire giant Bridgestone/Firestone Inc., the Washington Attorney General's office today announced a new initiative to educate the public about tire safety.
SPOKANE - Three members of a door-to-door vacuum sales ring that allegedly used high-pressure sales tactics on elderly consumers will be required to pay $30,000 in consumer restitution and $20,000 in attorney fees, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Washington will not trade quality for speed in the clean-up of radioactive waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Attorney General Christine Gregoire told a U.S. Senate Committee today.
SEATTLE -Thousands of Washington homeowners who were overcharged for home loans issued by Household International will share millions of dollars in one of the largest direct consumer restitution cases in U.S. history, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.

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