Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jul 16 2008
The National Insurance Crime Bureau recently unveiled a database of vehicles that were stolen, but not recovered, or declared totaled by insurers. And you can search it for free! ...
Jul 01 2008
Washington's gas tax increased today by a penny-and-a-half to 37.5 cents a gallon. Here are tips to help you spend less at the pump.
Jun 10 2008
Your tires, like the cans in your pantry, have an expiration date. If your wheels aren’t fresh, you may be headed for a blowout.
May 21 2008
Have you seen ads claiming you can increase your car’s gas mileage at least 25 percent by purchasing devices and then simply adding water?
May 20 2008
Ever since our 2007 case with Parking Enforcement Services, our office receives questions from drivers concerning whether they can be “ticketed” when they park on private property.
Mar 06 2008
Consumers often think that there’s a timeframe in which they can return a car or other major purchase. But contrary to popular belief, there is no cooling-off period or refund right on an auto sale. When buying a car, you are most likely to get a fair deal ...
Mar 06 2008
Buying a car can be exciting and somewhat intimidating, considering it’s the most significant purchase you’ll make other than a home. But it shouldn’t be a bad experience. ...
Feb 15 2008
Attorney General Rob McKenna invites the Latino community to attend a free town hall meeting on Friday, Feb. 22, in Pasco to learn more about the office’s work on identity theft, car sales, notarios and other consumer protection issues. The meeting will be conducted in Spanish and English, with real-time interpreting. Additional presenters from Mexican Consul office in Seattle and the Tri-Cities Hispanic Chamber of Commerce ...
Feb 04 2008
A consumer wrote, “I recently visited a Seattle auto body shop for a repair estimate. They told me they only work with specific insurance companies ...
Jan 24 2008
Washington auto dealers need to pick their business partners carefully. The Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division today announced our third settlement in recent months involving car advertisements. We’re seeing an increase in out-of-state firms  ...

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