Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jul 15 2009
Before you head down to your local drugstore for those wonder drugs promising the quick fix to complicated circulatory ailments such as cholesterol buildup, here's a little news to keep in mind.
Jun 23 2009
TJX  agreed to pay $9.75 million to 41 attorneys general as a part of settlement that follows the states’ investigation concerning the retailer’s data security practices. ... Info on the new "Red Flags Rule." ...
Jun 02 2009
The Washington Attorney General’s Office is working to “keep the dirty side down”* for motorcycle enthusiasts who shop for parts over the Internet.  ...
May 20 2009
Seniors reportedly receive more telephone and mail solicitations than any other age group. Those with dementia can write check after check to charities without understanding how much they’re spending or how the money will be used.
May 07 2009
A judge ordered a notorious foreclosure rescue scammer to pay more than $3.2 million to victims he wronged plus $179,000 in penalties for violating the Consumer Protection Act ...
Apr 27 2009
A new class-action settlement means that thousands of drugs will be less expensive. News sources including KOMO TV reported last week that the prices of more than 1,400 drugs including Lipitor, Claritin, Prilosec, Celebrex and Ambien, will be reduced by 4 percent and some consumers will receive money.
Apr 23 2009
The Washington Attorney General’s Office is leading a 40-state investigation into several businesses that send official-looking postcards warning that your car’s warranty recently expired or will soon. ...
Apr 03 2009
Wachovia will pay a $50 million penalty buy back auction rate securities from investors under a settlement announced this week. ... Investors may be eligible for a buy back ...
Mar 26 2009
If you bought a Dell computer sometime in the past four years and had a problem with financing, technical support, warranty repairs or cashing in a rebate, you may have some money coming. But if you want it, act now, because the April 13 deadline to submit claims is fast approaching. ...
Feb 26 2009
Enviga was the first drink to boast not zero, but negative calories. But as for the buzz that drinking the carbonated, green tea blend will result in weight loss, attorneys general say the evidence is nada.

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