DES MOINES, IOWA (May 16, 2019) — Attorney General Tom Miller joined four other states Thursday in suing Purdue Pharma and its former president and board chairman, Richard Sackler, alleging that the drug company engaged in unfair, deceptive, and unlawful practices in the marketing of OxyContin, helping fuel the nation’s opioid crisis.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 12, 2019) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller joined 43 attorneys-general in announcing a lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals and 19 of the nation's largest generic-drug manufacturers alleging a broad conspiracy to artificially inflate and manipulate prices, reduce competition, and unreasonably restrain trade for more than 100 different generic drugs.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 9, 2019) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has filed five lawsuits in Dickinson, Woodbury, Story, Muscatine, and Benton counties alleging contractors conducted illegal excavations that damaged underground utility lines in violation of the “Iowa One Call” law.

Four of the five cases were resolved with consent decrees, with civil penalties totaling $12,500. The four defendants admitted to the violations and agreed not to violate the One Call law.

DES MOINES, IOWA (May 6, 2019) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller joined a coalition of 42 attorneys general calling on the Federal Communications Commission to take further action to stop the growing proliferation of illegal robocalls and spoofing.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 25, 2019) — Deere & Co has agreed to pay $1 million for violating air-quality standards over a 12-to-13-year period at its diesel-engine testing center in Cedar Falls.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 22, 2019) — Tobacco companies involved in the 1998 landmark settlement have transferred about $49.5 million to the state treasury for this year's payment.

In the last 21 years, Iowa has received more than $1.25 billion in payments under the settlement. The state will continue to receive annual Master Settlement Agreement payments in perpetuity, based on the number of cigarettes sold in the United States. The MSA is the largest settlement in US history.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 8, 2019) — Iowans in the 56 counties declared disaster areas should look out for price-gouging and other scams, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller warns.

The Attorney General’s Office also advises consumers to be wary of home-repair scams and shady cleanup and construction contractors who tend to solicit victims of natural disasters. Many of these contractors come from out of state, seek business door-to-door, and ask for advance payment.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 3, 2019) — Iowans who purchased a deceptive weight-loss plan can receive refunds after Attorney General Tom Miller reached agreements with two chiropractors.

DES MOINES, IOWA (April 2, 2019) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and Iowa Insurance Commissioner Doug Ommen are joining AARP Iowa for a statewide telephone town hall on April 10 at 10AM that will focus on protecting Iowans' savings from scammers and fraudulent investment schemes. Iowans are encouraged to participate in the telephone town hall and ask questions.

DES MOINES, IOWA (March 18, 2019) — Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller filed a lawsuit Monday to shut down an alleged puppy-laundering ring, including dissolving two “pet rescue” non-profits accused of exporting designer-dogs from Iowa to pet-shops in other states.

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