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March 23, 2010

Miller: “We alleged Vertrue’s illegal sales practices resulted in a vast number of Iowans’ credit cards being charged for memberships most of the Iowans didn’t even know they had and never used.” (DES MOINES) Polk County District Court Judge Robert A. Hutchison has ruled that Vertrue Inc. used deceptive and...

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March 22, 2010

Comment of Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller: Des Moines. I am elated that this proposal now will become Iowa law. It will save lives. It will help prevent women, men and children from being terrorized, maimed and killed by violent abusers. More than half of Iowans killed in domestic abuse...

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March 19, 2010

United Youth Careers, which had youths sell candy door-to-door in Des Moines and the surrounding area, has been dissolved by the Secretary of State and is prohibited from making any solicitations. Des Moines. Polk County District Court Judge Don Nickerson has dissolved United Youth Careers, Inc., and ordered the organization...

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March 10, 2010

Attorney General Tom Miller: I am elated that the House passed this bill, and passed it by a wide, bipartisan margin. This law will help prevent women, men and children from being terrorized, maimed and killed by violent domestic abusers using guns. It will only remove guns from domestic abusers....

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March 9, 2010

Marketer of identity theft protection services agrees to change advertising claims -- and to refund $11 million to consumers. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller said Tuesday 35 states and the Federal Trade Commission have alleged misleading advertising practices by LifeLock, Inc., a Tempe, Arizona-based company that markets identity theft protection...

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March 1, 2010

A vote against the agency is a vote for the big banks and Wall Street -- and a vote against Iowa consumers, says Iowa A.G. Tom Miller. Washington, D.C. — A group of State Attorneys General gathering for their spring meeting in Washington D.C. today strongly urged the U.S. Senate...

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