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Bob Ferguson

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.
The Washington Supreme Court has denied the State's motion to vacate the stay of execution.  The court denied the motion without prejudice, indicating the State may renew the motion before the superior court in 90 days.  This means the execution will not occur on December 3, 2008.  Rather, the execution date will reset in the future once the stays are lifted.
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.
Seattle - November 21, 2001 - Governor Gary Locke and Attorney General Christine Gregoire, along with representatives of state law enforcement and prosecutors’ organizations, announced proposed joint legislation Wednesday which would provide tough, comprehensive new tools to fight terrorism.
Washington, D.C. – Attorney General Christine Gregoire told a U.S. Senate subcommittee today that recently adopted measures assisting identity theft victims in Washington should be extended to identity theft victims nationwide.
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Olympia – Nov. 7, 2001 - Attorney General Christine Gregoire today warned consumers to be wary of websites offering products that claim to protect people from bioterror agents such as anthrax.
KENNEWICK - Jan. 24, 2002 - Nine people named in a lawsuit filed against organizers of a "Gifting Club" pyramid scheme in the Tri-Cities area have settled with the state and agreed to pay $56,136 in civil penalties, costs and fees.

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