DES MOINES, IOWA (February 8, 2021) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller announced that Citibank will pay $4.2 million to resolve allegations that it overcharged credit card interest for about 25,000 customers in Iowa and four other states.   

As a result of the settlement, Citi will refund $216,325 to 1,407 Iowa customers. The average Iowa refund is $153.75.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 4, 2021) — Iowa will receive $4,677,279 over five years as part of a settlement with one of the world’s largest consulting firms, McKinsey and Co, over its role in fueling the opioid epidemic.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 21, 2021 — Scammers took advantage of a confusing and chaotic 2020, as complaints to the Iowa Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division soared amid the pandemic.

Overall complaints totaled 4,011, a 24.4% increase over the 3,225 reports in 2019.

DES MOINES, IOWA (January 4, 2021) — Good news is on the way in the form of COVID relief checks and vaccines. But consumers should not let their guard down, Attorney General Tom Miller warns.

“Scammers follow the headlines, and they’ll take advantage of our excitement, confusion, and other emotions,” AG Miller said.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 28, 2020) — Iowans should beware of mailers that appear to be from government agencies. The letters and postcards may be from marketers soliciting seniors, business owners, or others.

The Iowa Attorney General’s Office recently accused two out-of-state operations of sending deceptive mail to Iowans in an attempt to sell services.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 23, 2020) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and 26 other attorneys-general have entered into a settlement with Sabre Corp that resolves an investigation into the 2017 data breach of its hotel booking system. The breach exposed the data of approximately 1.3 million credit cards.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 17, 2020) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller is leading a bipartisan coalition of 38 attorneys-general in suing Google LLC for anticompetitive conduct in violation of Section 2 of the Sherman Act.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 10, 2020) — There may be as many scams involving Amazon as there are products on Amazon.

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 e-mails referring to purchases, deliveries, gift cards, or other issues involving Amazon or other retailers.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 9, 2020) — 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.

DES MOINES, IOWA (December 7, 2020) — 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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