DES MOINES — A telemarketer and the Alabama-based telemarketing firm he works for have agreed to settle allegations by the Iowa Attorney General's Office that the solicitor lied about being blind and about sales of products helping those who are disabled.
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The Neiman Marcus Group LLC has agreed to pay $1.5 million and implement several policies to resolve an investigation with 43 states and the District of Columbia into the 2013 breach of customer payment card data at 77 Neiman Marcus stores in the United States, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller said Tuesday.
IOWA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Miller announces $68 million multistate settlement with UBS for manipulating interest rates
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced a $68 million, 40-state settlement with UBS for fraudulent conduct involving the manipulation of LIBOR (the London Interbank Offered Rate).
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A Northeast Iowa cheesemaker has paid a $100,000 penalty and agreed to install $1.4 million in pollution-control measures after violating air quality limits for 12 years.
DES MOINES — An Iowa resident faces a lawsuit by the state for the alleged illegal burning of items containing asbestos near a residential area, despite his request to burn being denied by county fire officials, the Iowa Attorney General's Office said.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) – Owners of Iowa trucking companies will receive funds from a Louisiana company who charged truckers $99 to update their bi-annual information with the U.S. Department of Transportation, which can be done for free on a federal government website.
DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has submitted a policy paper to the federal government and public health experts recommending new polices on e-cigarettes and a public information campaign that he says will drive the adult smoking rate below 10 percent over the next three years.
CHICAGO — Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has filed a petition with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in an effort to stop the proposed merger of the Tribune Media Company and Sinclair Broadcasting Group Inc., which she alleges will limit consumer choice and diversity.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced June 1 that Joshua Joseph Auten, owner of Over the Top Construction, will pay $129,855 and comply with several requirements after allegations of making misrepresentations to consumers in violation of the state’s Consumer Fraud Act.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced May 31 he has joined a coalition of 16 attorneys general in condemning federal actions that they say will delay enforcement protections for beneficiaries of Medicare and Medicaid who receive care in skilled nursing facilities.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – Some states will be even more active in financial consumer protection enforcement now that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new director has made it clear the bureau will stay out of the way, an expert on state attorneys general said during a recent interview.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Legal Newsline) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced April 20 that more than 500 Iowans who were students of schools operated by for-profit Corinthian Colleges Inc. will be eligible for cancellation of federal student loans.
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.
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.
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 Attorney General Tom Miller joined in on the fight to stop US Foods and Sysco from merging on Thursday.
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.
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.
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.