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December 9, 2020

Social networking giant thwarted competition, reduced consumer privacy, lawsuit alleges

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is helping lead a bipartisan coalition of 48 attorneys general in suing Facebook Inc., alleging that the company illegally stifles competition to protect its monopoly power.

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December 9, 2020

Scams spread as online shopping increases

Scammers see an opportunity as more people shop online, particularly during the pandemic. The Iowa Attorney General’s Office is urging consumers to be vigilant if they receive unsolicited calls or emails referring to purchases, deliveries, gift cards, or other issues involving Amazon or other retailers. 

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December 7, 2020

51 AGs, other agencies settle allegations of past violations affecting thousands of ‘Mr. Cooper’ customers

DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller has joined with 50 other attorneys general and other federal and state agencies to reach an $86.3 million settlement with Nationstar Mortgage.  Nationstar is the country’s fourth-largest mortgage servicer.

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November 30, 2020

Group of 49 AGs cite impact of pandemic

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is leading a bipartisan coalition of 49 attorneys general urging Congress to extend the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economy (CARES) Act funding until the end of 2021. 

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November 24, 2020

Retailer will implement practices to strengthen security

DES MOINES — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and 46 other attorneys general have obtained a $17.5 million settlement against the Home Depot, resolving a multistate investigation of a 2014 data breach that exposed the payment card information of approximately 40 million consumers nationwide.

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November 18, 2020

Apple concealed battery problems from users, lawsuit alleges 

DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller, along with a coalition of more than 30 other attorneys general, announced a $113 million settlement with Apple, Inc. regarding its 2016 decision to throttle consumers’ iPhone speeds to address unexpected shutdowns in some iPhones.

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October 29, 2020

'Voters will decide the outcome of this election'

DES MOINES — Attorney General Tom Miller issued the following advisory on legal questions related to the election:

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October 26, 2020

'We will take seriously any allegations of election interference'

The National Association of Attorneys General released the following statement today on behalf of a bipartisan coalition of 36 attorneys general, including Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller: 

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October 22, 2020

Consumers in 13 states lost thousands in ‘scam run out of some cheap motel room,’ judge rules  

DES MOINES —  A Scott County judge has ordered a Quad Cities-based telemarketing operation to pay a judgment of more than $820,000 for defrauding small business owners in at least 13 states.

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October 22, 2020

AG’s office rolls out software across the state

DES MOINES — Iowa sexual assault survivors can now track the status of their evidence kits with a new statewide reporting system.

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