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December 18, 2006

Judge orders penalty for pollution and manure-handling violations at 12,000-head operation near Sioux Center. A.G. also announces lawsuits alleging violations at feeding operations in Howard and Pocahontas counties. Des Moines. Farmers Cooperative Society has been ordered to pay a $40,000 civil penalty, resolving a state lawsuit that alleged water pollution...

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December 12, 2006

Trilegiant Corporation and Chase Bank settle consumer fraud investigation with 16 states. Des Moines. Attorney General Tom Miller said today that Trilegiant Corporation and Chase Bank USA have reached an agreement with Iowa and fifteen other states, resolving allegations that the companies deceived consumers into paying for membership programs that...

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November 13, 2006

States achieve major energy conservation agreement with Feds The federal Department of Energy (DOE) will set new standards to sharply increase the energy efficiency of many types of domestic appliances, such as home ranges and ovens, air conditioners and dishwashers, under a lawsuit settlement with states that was announced today....

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November 2, 2006

The Attorney General's consumer fraud lawsuit alleged the Fairfield company could not substantiate claims that its "See Clearly Method" improves people's vision so much that they can "get out of their glasses." DES MOINES. The Polk County District Court has ordered Vision Improvement Technologies, Inc., to stop all sales immediately...

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October 24, 2006

The Weinstein Company is the first motion picture company to include anti-smoking PSAs in DVDs (DES MOINES) Attorney General Tom Miller said today that The Weinstein Company is the first motion picture company to insert anti-smoking public service announcements ("PSAs") in DVDs that depict smoking. Attorneys general have asked Hollywood...

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October 5, 2006

Attorney General's Office alleges Davis and Frank committed consumer fraud and ongoing criminal conduct in the sale of homes. DES MOINES. Attorney General Tom Miller filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that John J. Davis and Christine Frank committed consumer fraud and ongoing criminal conduct in the sale of homes in...

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September 12, 2006

G&A Marketing provided ads for dealers' "sales events" that falsely implied that vehicles were from rental car company bankruptcies, or used other false premises. DES MOINES. Attorney General Tom Miller said today that an Ohio company must change its tactics when it provides ads and promotions to dealers in Iowa...

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July 18, 2006

DES MOINES. Iowa and 33 other states have filed an antitrust lawsuit alleging that eight computer memory chip manufacturers engaged in an illegal conspiracy to fix prices, artificially restrain supply, allocate production and markets among themselves, and rig bids for memory chip contracts. "We allege the defendants conspired to fix...

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July 17, 2006

Muscatine company has ceased excess emissions, and has agreed to determine if additional changes are needed to ensure compliance with air quality standards. Muscatine. Muscatine County District Court Judge J. Hobart Darbyshire entered judgment today against Grain Processing Corporation, assessing a $538,000 civil penalty for air pollution control violations and...

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July 10, 2006

The measures will reduce the supply of cigarettes to illegal Internet traffickers. DES MOINES. Attorney General Tom Miller said today that Lorillard Tobacco Co. has agreed to several measures to combat the illegal sale of its cigarettes over the Internet and through the mail. The protocols are being adopted voluntarily...

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