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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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.
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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SEATTLE – A new state government program is helping resolve disputes between manufactured homeowners and landlords and ensuring the state’s nearly 1,400 park owners continue to comply with state laws.
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.
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.
SEATTLE - The nation's largest recorded-music distributors and compact disc retailers will pay a combined total of $143 million to settle a national price fixing case in which states alleged consumers paid too much for compact discs.
CD Case Distribution List Counties Counties Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens and Whitman King and Pierce Educational District, Library or College # of CDs Educational District, Library or College # of CDs Educational Service District 101 5,900
OLYMPIA - January 10, 2002 - Attorney General Christine Gregoire today filed suit against an online pharmacy and a Florida physician who prescribed powerful antibiotics to treat and prevent anthrax without consulting, meeting or even speaking with patients.

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