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June 28, 2012

For 90 years, as a nation we have tried to secure health coverage for all Americans. For many years, the United States has been the only industrialized country without coverage for all. Congress spent much of two years working intensely on this legislation and finally passed it. It would have...

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June 27, 2012

Company Relinquishes GIBill.Com to the U.S. Veteran's Administration (DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller announced today that Iowa and 19 other states have settled a consumer protection investigation of QuinStreet, Inc., a California company that uses the Internet to generate leads on potential college students primarily for the for-profit...

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June 19, 2012

(DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller and eleven other state attorneys general today announced an agreement with US Fidelis, a vehicle service contract dealer that routinely misled consumers before shutting down and filing for bankruptcy in 2010. The agreement, which has been approved by the bankruptcy court, provides $13...

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June 18, 2012

(DES MOINES, Iowa) An Orange City company that pleaded guilty to federal felony charges of conspiring to manipulate the ready-mix concrete market will pay the State of Iowa $145,000 in exchange for the state dropping a one-year ban on government business. In May of 2011 GCC Alliance Concrete Inc. pleaded...

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June 18, 2012

(DES MOINES, Iowa) BestBrandValues.com, a Florida-based online membership club retailer, has agreed to pay $135,000 in refunds to Iowans who had been charged for memberships in the company’s programs. The company, headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, sells a variety of products online, including books, videos, music, video games, posters, and...

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June 12, 2012

(DES MOINES, Iowa) A Des Moines used car dealership must cease illegal fees charged to used car buyers and pay refunds to buyers who were charged the illegal fees, under a settlement reached with Attorney General Tom Miller. The agreement, in the form of an Assurance of Discontinuance, settles an...

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June 7, 2012

(DES MOINES, Iowa) A Polk County judge barred the Urbandale owner of a closed Arizona company from offering foreclosure consultant services in Iowa and ordered a suspended $40,000 penalty, after Attorney General Tom Miller alleged that the defendant illegally collected money in advance for foreclosure consulting services through his now...

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June 1, 2012

(DES MOINES, Iowa) A Polk County judge ordered a West Des Moines contracting company to reimburse dozens of customers more than $160,000, barred the company and its owners from future residential contracting business, and restricted their commercial contracting business, after Attorney General Tom Miller alleged that the defendants violated Iowa...

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