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Past Consumer Alerts

May 14, 2021

As the weather warms, communities around Iowa are beginning to see more individuals and groups going door-to-door.   

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May 10, 2021

The promise of tens of thousands of dollars in free grant money might be hard to turn down, but be aware. These offers are just a ploy by scammers to wrench away your hard-earned money.  
 
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August 6, 2020

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller warns businesses and consumers to avoid certain types of face masks, which may be sold using deceptive claims and may provide inadequate protection from COVID-19. 

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September 12, 2017

Miller opens investigation after credit reporting company discloses data breach affecting 1,099,125 Iowans.

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August 30, 2017

Attorney General offers disaster relief giving tips in wake of historic hurricane damage and flooding.

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February 13, 2017

Through this scam, foreign criminals use email to impersonate company/organization executives to try to con employees into wire transfers.

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September 23, 2016

Yahoo discloses 2014 breach of more than half-billion accounts.

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April 15, 2016

Sophisticated criminals set up fake websites using real dealership information to entice consumers to wire money for cars that do not exist.

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January 22, 2016

Long-running nationwide scam continues to target Iowans with threatening calls

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November 24, 2015

Protect your purchases through these nine consumer tips.

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