Federal investigators in Western Washington are sharpening their focus on employees at banks, medical establishments and other institutions who are stealing or selling personal identifying information.
SEATTLE – Nearly 54,000 Washington residential and business customers who purchase local phone services from Embarq (formerly Sprint-United) will see a credit on their July bill.
SEATTLE – Older adults who have spent a lifetime earning their savings are prime targets for abusers and crooks who deliberately prey on their generosity, friendliness or mental confusion, Attorney General Rob McKenna said.
OLYMPIA… Attorney General Rob McKenna and Tony Rugel, head of the new Eastern Washington Medicaid Fraud Unit, today announced two new investigators will join the team on July 1.
SEATTLE – Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced that he and other attorneys general will file a lawsuit tomorrow to prohibit the world’s largest manufacturers of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM) chips from manipulating prices.
OLYMPIA – In keeping with his long-standing commitment to fighting domestic violence, Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced the appointment of Investigator Larry McKnight as the office’s Domestic Violence Liaison, a half-time position created as a new resource for local communities.
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna today warned Washington residents about a phone scam in which the caller claims to work for the Department of Health.
SEATTLE – The Washington State Attorney General’s Office and the Federal Trade Commission want a federal judge to order Debt Solutions, Inc., to stop charging consumers hundreds of dollars for a bogus “debt elimination program.”
TACOMA – David Huey, assistant attorney general for Washington state, today was honored with the prestigious Marvin Award from the National Association of Attorneys Generals (NAAG) for his work on consumer protection issues including nationwide settlements with two sub-prime mortgage lenders.
Vancouver, WA – Vancouver senior Joe Macher’s Internet search started with a few simple words, “Free Kids Games.” Unfortunately, the files and programs his grandkids downloaded while they played online were anything but kids play.