Consumer News Releases
2006 Consumer News Releases
Consumer Advocate: Beware of Long Distance Charges by “Buzz Telecom”.
Trilegiant to Make Refunds in “Free-trial-offer” Discount Club Case.
Court Orders Vision Improvement Technologies to End Sales of "See Clearly Method" Kit.
10-24-06 Movie Company Adding Anti-smoking PSA to Newest DVD Release.
10-18-06 Ameriquest Settlement Web Site and Toll-Free Number Available.
10-11-06 Miller: R.J. Reynolds Agrees to Stop Sales of Flavored Cigarettes.
10-05-06 Miller Sues John Davis and Christine Frank.
Miller: Ohio Company Must Change Used-Car Auto Advertising: Marketing provided ads for dealers' "sales events" that falsely implied that vehicles were from rental
car company bankruptcies, or used other false premises.
07-18-06 States Allege Price-Fixing by Computer Memory Chip
07-10-06 Miller: Lorillard Tobacco Agrees to Steps to Reduce Illegal Internet Cigarette Sales.
06-8-06 "People to People Student Ambassador" Program Agrees to Modify Representations About How Students are "Selected" for International Travel.
05-15-06 Miller Sues MemberWorks, Inc.
05-11-06 Iowa Asks Court for Order to Ensure Full Tobacco Payments.
03-24-06 $48,000 Awarded to Cancer Organizations from Anti-Trust Case.
03-22-06 Court Okays Largest Consumer Restitution in Iowa History.
03-21-06 Time Inc. is Required to Reform its Magazine Sales Practices.
02-23-06 Temporary Injunction Issued Against "See Clearly Method" Company -- Vision Improvement Technologies.
02-08-06 State Treasurer Sues to Obtain Iowans' Uncashed Rebate Checks.
01-23-06 Miller: Ameriquest Will Pay $325 Million and Reform its Lending Practices.