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Iowa judge cracks down on alleged mail solicitation scheme targeting the elderly

Mark Iandolo Jun. 2, 2016, 2:16pm

DES MOINES (Legal Newsline) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has announced a Polk County judge has ordered Robert C. Schneider of Schneider Creative to pay $100,000 for his role in allegedly designing mail solicitations that misled and cheated elderly consumers.

Internet marketing training company to cease Iowa solicitation

Daniel Daw Apr. 16, 2016, 7:21pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced at the end of March that it has reached an agreement with an internet marketing and training company to cease solicitation to Iowa residents.

Iowa AG alleges consumer fraud against Success Publishers

Daniel Daw Apr. 16, 2016, 7:16pm

DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced this month that money-making schemes and other mail-based announcements of this kind from a New Jersey company will stop targeting state residents.

Iowa AG joins challenge against US Foods, Sysco merger

Mark Payne Feb. 20, 2015, 12:47pm

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller joined in on the fight to stop US Foods and Sysco from merging on Thursday.

Iowa store fined for allegedly selling synthetic drugs

Mark Payne Jan. 23, 2015, 11:46am

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller recently received a court order against the owners of a Shop N Save in Polk County that will require them to pay $50,000 in penalties to the state and stop selling synthetic drugs.

Calif. public record firm prohibited from doing business in Iowa

Mark Payne Jan. 14, 2015, 11:13am

An Iowa judge issued an injunction on Tuesday against Record Transfer Services, LLC requiring the California firm to immediately cease operations in the state after Attorney General Tom Mill filed a suit alleging consumer fraud.

7 companies face suits for allegedly violating Iowa One Call law

Mark Payne Dec. 31, 2014, 12:31pm

Seven companies face lawsuits after the companies violated an Iowa law that requires companies to call and notify a call center when excavating near a gas pipe, according to an announcement today by Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller.

Iowa AG negotiates $122,000 Amazon Prime settlement

Ashley Perry Oct. 24, 2014, 11:38am

In an agreement with Attorney General Tom Miller announced on Thursday, Amazon will reimburse $122,000 to Amazon Prime customers in Iowa who were enrolled without their knowledge.

Miller reaches consumer fraud settlement against Leading Health Source Inc.

Ashley Perry Oct. 17, 2014, 11:55am

Leading Health Source Inc. of Las Vegas was barred by an Iowa judge from future health and nutrition product sales in the state on Thursday after Attorney General Tom Miller brought an injunction against the company.

Iowa revokes California online lender's license

Ashley Perry Oct. 7, 2014, 10:56am

The Iowa Superintendent of Banking revoked a California online lender's state license on Monday and ruled the company must pay $1.5 million in restitution as part of a settlement negotiated with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller.

Iowans receive restitution from buying club membership settlements

Emily Moore Sep. 22, 2014, 1:25pm

The attorney general’s Consumer Protection Division is issuing restitution checks to Iowans from a $40 million settlement from three separate buying club cases.

Iowa AG files lawsuit against cosmetology school

Bryan Cohen Aug. 29, 2014, 1:30pm

Story CopyDES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) - Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller's Consumer Protection Division filed a lawsuit on Thursday against a Fort Dodge-based cosmetology school for allegedly engaging in deceptive, omissive and unfair practices.