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May 30, 2013

VINEMobile provides offender location and custody status alerts (DES MOINES, Iowa) Iowa crime victims can now receive alerts and check on the real-time status of offenders through a new free mobile app. VINEMobile enables victims of crime and the public to use smartphones or tablets to anonymously monitor the location...

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May 24, 2013

Undercover state consumer protection line records "Fresh Start" telemarketers making false fundraising claims, according to Attorney General Tom Miller (DES MOINES, Iowa) A Polk County judge Thursday ordered an Arizona company to stop telephone sales pitches to Iowans involving sales of high-priced household products that the company claimed would help...

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May 22, 2013

Iowa consumers to receive $1.5 million through this and four other e-book antitrust settlements; suit with Apple still pending (DES MOINES, Iowa) Attorney General Tom Miller today reached an agreement with a major U.S. book publisher to settle allegations that the company colluded with other major publishers and Apple Inc....

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May 8, 2013

Associated Community Services refuses to comply with AG subpoena (DES MOINES, Iowa) A Polk County judge Tuesday barred a Michigan-based professional fundraiser from making any solicitations for donations in Iowa until the company complies with an investigative subpoena issued by Attorney General Tom Miller. District Court Judge Douglas F. Staskal...

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