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October 17, 2019

Surgical mesh devices caused serious complications for women

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced a multistate settlement along with 40 states and the District of Columbia requiring Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. to pay nearly $116.9 million for their deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices.

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October 10, 2019

Agreement with drugmaker provides naloxone rebates to public agencies statewide

DES MOINES — Fire and police departments and other public agencies can get a break on the cost of a life-saving drug that counteracts opioid overdoses. 

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October 2, 2019

Company caused ‘unnecessary additional stress in seeking a divorce,' Miller alleges  

DES MOINES — About 200 Iowans are eligible to receive refunds from an online divorce website that is accused of fraudulent advertising and billing by the Iowa Attorney General’s Office. 

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September 11, 2019

'I believe they have the ability and responsibility to pay more'

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller released the following statement on a tentative agreement with Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family:

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September 9, 2019

Iowa is in leadership group looking into the breadth of tech giant’s business practices

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller released the following statement on a bipartisan investigation of tech giant Google’s business practices related to state and federal antitrust laws:

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September 6, 2019

Iowa is in lead group looking at potential anti-competitive conduct

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller released the following statement regarding the investigation of Facebook:

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August 30, 2019

Loan servicer Navient engaged in deceptive practices, states allege

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller joined a bipartisan coalition of 32 attorneys general from around the country in defending the states’ vital ability to enforce state and federal consumer protection laws against student loan servicers.

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August 26, 2019

Consumers were deceptively enrolled in auto club, lawsuit alleges

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has sued the seller of the “Miracle Scraper” — which removes ice and snow from car windshields — for enrolling customers in a buying club without their knowledge or consent and charging them $9.95 a month.

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August 22, 2019

Principles call on providers to offer free call blocking services, investigate suspicious callers

DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller announced that as a result of a bipartisan coalition of 51 attorneys general, a dozen phone companies have agreed to adopt eight principles to fight illegal robocalls. This agreement will help protect phone users from illegal robocalls and make it easier for attorneys general to investigate and prosecute bad actors.

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August 1, 2019

Terry used position as pastor to get customers, A.G. alleges

DES MOINES — A Des Moines contractor has been banned from doing any home-repair or construction business in Iowa after taking more than $50,000 from consumers but failing to finish the jobs.

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