Skip to main content
Iowa Attorney General
Main Content

Newsroom - 2012 Archive

April 20, 2012

(COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa) A Pottawattamie County judge ordered a Sergeant Bluff company to pay a $25,000 penalty for illegally dumping and burying dozens of truckloads of solid waste from a Nebraska bridge demolition project. District Court Judge James Heckerman ordered K & L Custom Farms, Inc., d/b/a K & L...

Read More

April 16, 2012

(DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller advised Iowans in Union and Fremont counties who were impacted by weekend tornados to beware of the potential for scams and consumer protection issues that could emerge along the storm’s path. “Iowans should be on the lookout for storm chasers who are looking...

Read More

April 16, 2012

(DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller warns Iowans who experienced tree damage from Saturday’s severe storms and tornadoes to be aware of the possibility of some tree trimmers taking advantage of storm victims. “Our experience tells us that someone is probably out there right now knocking on doors and...

Read More

April 13, 2012

(DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller this week urged the overseer of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which own a majority of the nation's home loans, to reverse his refusal to implement loan principal forgiveness in the agencies' loan modification programs. In a letter sent Wednesday to Edward DeMarco,...

Read More

April 12, 2012

Consumer Protection Division gains additional protections for any future customers (DES MOINES, Iowa) A Polk County judge Wednesday ordered an Omaha contractor to comply with Iowa’s consumer fraud and door-to-door sales laws, and ordered him to reimburse a Council Bluffs resident more than $7,000 after Attorney General Tom Miller alleged...

Read More

April 11, 2012

(DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller and 15 state attorneys general today alleged that three of the nation’s largest book publishers and Apple Inc. colluded to fix the sales prices of electronic books, or e-books. The states’ antitrust case, which was filed in federal court in Austin, Texas, cites...

Read More

April 9, 2012

Court affirms U.S. District Court decision dismissing complaint (DES MOINES, Iowa) A United States Court of Appeals panel Monday affirmed a U.S. District Court judge’s dismissal of a complaint challenging Iowa’s merit selection system for selecting judicial candidates to serve on the Iowa Supreme Court and Iowa Court of Appeals....

Read More

April 6, 2012

Iowa consumers will soon see direct relief, new protections from $25 billion national settlement (DES MOINES, Iowa) A federal judge late Thursday ordered the nation's five largest mortgage servicers to comply with comprehensive new mortgage loan servicing standards, to provide substantial direct consumer relief and monetary payments, and to submit...

Read More

April 2, 2012

(NEVADA, Iowa) A Story County judge penalized two Story County companies Friday for failing to comply with the “Iowa One Call” law prior to conducting excavations to install drainage tile in rural Story County. Story County District Court Judge Kurt J. Stoebe assessed a $7,000 civil penalty against Larson Agriproducts...

Read More
Sitemap
© 2019 State of Iowa Office of the Attorney General. All rights reserved.