Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Dec 31 2007
You ate the holiday ham, devoured Grandma’s pumpkin pie and plunged wholeheartedly into your co-worker's bottomless candy dish. Then you stepped on the scale. Now, like much of the world, you’re resolved to hit the gym, flatten your tummy and switch from French fries to organic produce ...
Dec 28 2007
Attorney General Rob McKenna and UW economist Keith Leffler will discuss results from the first phase of the state’s ongoing investigation into gas prices and gather public comments during three evening public forums ...
Dec 24 2007
A consumer contacted our office to question the legitimacy of the American Community Survey mailed to him by the U.S. Census Bureau.  He was concerned that the survey advised him he was compelled by law to fill it out. It asks for personal information, so he thought it might be ...
Dec 20 2007
A new Federal Trade Commision brochure answers the question of what to do when your mortgage company closes or files for bankruptcy ...
Dec 19 2007
The Better Business Bureau issued a warning today that  property owners have received letters from National Deed Service, Inc. The letter explains that the U.S. Government Federal Citizen Information Center recommends you have a certified copy of your propery deed. ...
Nov 27 2007
The holiday travel season is here and if you plan to board Fido and Fluffy while you're out of town, the Better Business Bureau says you need to first check out your kennel to ensure your pets' safety. Complaints to the BBB about pet kennels and boarding facilities have more than doubled in the last five years with nearly 500 complaints nationwide made last year, according to the organization. Some pet owners said their pets were treatedly poorly, malnourished and even became severely ill. Here are tips from the BBB to help choose a safe and reliable home-away-from-home for your pet:
Nov 08 2007
Some of the worst telemarketers were nailed for violating the Do Not Call list. This week, the Federal Trade Commission announced $7.7 million in settlements with six companies accused of ignoring the...
Oct 29 2007
Have you ever been contacted by someone who claims you may have some missing or unclaimed property that you didn’t know about? These businesses offer to locate your missing assets for a fee. But you don’t...
Oct 10 2007
On Feb. 17, 2009, all television broadcasts will switch from analog to digital signals. If you subscribe to cable or satellite service, you shouldn't have to worry. But if you still have an analog TV,...
Oct 09 2007
Doug Walsh, chief of our Consumer Protection Division, and other experts were interviewed by KING 5 TV for “Secrets of the Contractor Trade Uncovered." If you missed Monday’s broadcast, you can watch online....

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