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June 30, 2010

Des Moines. Attorney General Tom Miller announced today that Iowa's anti-price-gouging rule is now in effect in counties where disaster declarations have been issued due to flooding and severe weather. “I will not tolerate anyone price-gouging Iowans who have already suffered enough,” Miller said. Price-gouging is the practice of taking...

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June 24, 2010

Des Moines, Iowa. Iowa is one of 33 states reaching a $173 million antitrust settlement with six worldwide makers of “DRAM” computer chips. “We alleged they illegally conspired to fix prices,” said Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller. Dynamic Random Access Memory chips, or DRAM (pronounced “D-ram”), are a common form...

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June 17, 2010

Joint state-federal Financial Fraud Task Force, at the state level led by Miller, tackles mortgage fraud The joint state-federal Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force announced early results Thursday of “Operation Stolen Dreams,” the Task Force’s effort to combat mortgage fraud. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and others at a Washington...

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June 8, 2010

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is warning senior citizens to beware of scams that may play off the federal Medicare program, which is sending the first 80,000 rebate checks today to senior citizens who fall into the so-called “donut hole,” the gap in Medicare’s prescription drug reimbursement coverage. About four...

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