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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jun 15 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that Citibank, a Wall Street financial institution, will pay a total of $100 million to 42 states for manipulating a key interest rate before and during the Great Recession, costing investors millions of dollars.
Jun 15 2018
OLYMPIA — In a case brought by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Counsel for Environmental Protection, a King County Superior Court judge today adopted the Attorney General’s recommendation and sentenced a Renton man guilty of multiple felony charges to: pay $15,000 in fines, serve 30 days in jail, and to cooperate with authorities’ efforts to clean up the environmental hazards from his illegal dump and wrecking yard. The court set a future hearing determine what Pillon may have to pay to clean up the property, in addition to the fine.  
Jun 11 2018
OLYMPIA — The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 4-4 decision in the culverts case today, which means the lower court decision will remain in place. That ruling forces the state to pay 100 percent of the cost of replacing barrier culverts, even though the federal government provided the design for those culverts, and regardless of whether other barrier culverts block salmon from getting to the state culverts. Attorney General Bob Ferguson offers the following statement:
Jun 4 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson offered the following statement in response to a U.S. Supreme Court decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission:
Jun 4 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed campaign finance lawsuits in King County Superior Court today alleging Facebook and Google failed to maintain legally required information for Washington state political advertising placed on their online platforms since 2013.
Jun 1 2018
OLYMPIA — Former 19th Legislative District candidate Teresa Purcell will pay $14,395 over campaign finance violations.
Jun 1 2018
The Attorney General’s Office filed second-degree attempted murder charges today in Clallam County Superior Court against a state prison inmate after an assault left a corrections officer with a traumatic brain injury.
Jun 1 2018
OLYMPIA — The Washington Attorney General’s Office filed a petition today in Thurston County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
May 30 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that Toshiba Corporation, a multinational conglomerate headquartered in Japan, will pay $1.3 million as part of the Attorney General’s price-fixing lawsuit against manufacturers of a component used in television and computer screens called cathode ray tube, or CRT.
May 30 2018
OLYMPIA — A King County Superior Court judge has ordered a company accused of scamming foreclosed homeowners out of equity in the form of surplus funds from the foreclosure sale to halt its deceptive practices while the state’s lawsuit progresses.

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