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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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.
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.
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.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 6, 2002 - Attorney General Christine Gregoire testified this morning at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing "Accountability Issues: Lessons Learned From Enron's Fall."
BACKGROUND PAPER ON CASE INVOLVING STATE USE OF SOCIAL SECURITY PAYMENTS RECEIVED ON BEHALF OF FOSTER CHILDREN Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Et Al. v. Guardianship Estate of Danny Keffeler, By Wanda Pierce, Guardian, and Other Persons Similarly Situated Children in
OLYMPIA -- Philip Morris USA has told the nation's Attorneys General that it is "presently uncertain" whether it will make $2.6 billion in tobacco settlement payments next month to state governments, Washington Attorney General Christine Gregoire said today.
TACOMA - May 12, 2003 - The top state and federal law enforcement officials in Washington announced today they will conduct a joint state and federal investigation into all aspects of the murder and suicide involving Crystal Brame and her husband Tacoma Police Chief David Brame.
  State of Washington v. U.S. Department of Energy Transuranic Waste Shipments to Hanford Question and Answer March 4, 2003 On March 4, 2003, the state of Washington filed a lawsuit to stop the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) from sending additional shipments of transuranic waste to Hanford from other
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

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