Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Mar 20 2020
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Secretary of State Kim Wyman warn Washingtonians looking to make charitable donations during the COVID-19 crisis to be wary of scams.
Mar 19 2020
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued a new warning to Washingtonians about scammers looking to capitalize on fears around the COVID-19.
Mar 5 2020
Attorney General Bob Ferguson offers the following statement warning consumers about possible scams preying on COVID-19 fears:
Nov 13 2019
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson urges consumers to be on the lookout for websites posing as the state’s health insurance marketplace.
Jan 18 2019
Resources are available for federal employees in Washington who are furloughed or working without pay, and other workers who are affected by the partial federal government shutdown, to help them make financial decisions and avoid scams associated with the shutdown.
Jan 29 2018
Dozens of Comcast customers filed complaints with the Attorney General’s Office in the last six weeks, claiming that the company’s Service Protection Plan (SPP) appeared on their bill when they did not consent to paying for the service.
Dec 13 2017
OLYMPIA — Scammers are posing as the Washington State Supreme Court Clerk to call Washingtonians to demand money and threaten arrest. The fraudulent calls have so far targeted individuals with Hispanic last names.
Dec 13 2017
OLYMPIA — Algunos estafadores se están haciendo pasar por el Secretario del Tribunal Superior para llamar a los habitantes de Washington para exigirles dinero y amenazarlos con arrestarlos. Hasta el momento, las llamadas han tenido como blanco personas con apellidos hispanos.
Nov 27 2017
OLYMPIA — While many areas of the country are still reeling from the devastation of hurricanes Irma and Harvey, scam artists are now trying to sell flood-damaged vehicles here in Washington state. The Department of Justice Bureau of Justice Assistance estimates as many as 1 million vehicles flood-damaged vehicles could be sold to unsuspecting buyers nationwide.
Sep 13 2017
OLYMPIA — Equifax, one of the three major nationwide credit reporting agencies, recently announced a serious data breach that could impact millions of Washington consumers.

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