Maine AG Warns of Deed Processing Notice – Read the Fine Print

Maine Attorney General Janet T. Mills warns consumers about Deed Processing Notice—read the fine print. Augusta - The Maine Office of the Attorney General is warning consumers about an offer involving a Deed Processing Notice that is being mailed to consumers. The notice tells consumers that they need to send $83 to obtain a copy...

Michigan AG: Residents to Receive Millions from Mortgage Settlement

Schuette Announces Michigan Residents to Receive $107.2 Million Through National Mortgage Settlement June 10, 2013 LANSING - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced checks will go out this week to Michigan borrowers who submitted a valid foreclosure payment claim through the National Mortgage Settlement. Eligible borrowers will receive checks for approximately $1,480. Approximately...

AG ANNOUNCES ARREST FOR MULTIPLE COUNTS OF HOME MORTGAGE FRAUD AND FIRST-DEGREE THEFT

AG Strange Recovers $21.8 Million For Alabama Consumers In National Mortgage Settlement (MONTGOMERY)—Attorney General Luther Strange announced today that payments totaling $21,828,276 will soon be on the way to approximately 15,000 Alabama consumers as a result of the state’s participation in the National Mortgage Settlement.  Nationwide, the settlement administrator will mail 962,278 valid claim payments...

Alabama AG Warns Consumers to be Wary of Unscrupulous Practices

(MONTGOMERY)--Attorney General Luther Strange joined with members of the Alabama Electronic Security Board of Licensure today in warning consumers to be cautious of unscrupulous solicitations and pressure tactics that may be used in an attempt to frighten people into buying or upgrading security products and services that may not be needed. The Board has received...

Maine AG Warns of Travel and Timeshare Scams

Attorney General Mills Advises Consumers to be on the Lookout for Travel and Timeshare Scams AUGUSTA – With Memorial Day approaching more Mainers may start to receive solicitations from bogus companies enticing them take a free or incredibly cheap vacation or for an exceptional opportunity to sell their existing timeshare. Attorney General Mills asks consumers...

Consumer Alert: Oklahoma Tornado Relief Scams

(DES MOINES, Iowa)  Attorney General Tom Miller reminds Iowans to be careful about those who try to take advantage of generous Iowans who plan to donate to Oklahoma tornado relief efforts. “All of us who live in Iowa face the threat of tornadoes, but few of us have faced the devastation and loss that many...

Kentucky AG Advises About Concerns Regarding Charitable Giving

Attorney General Conway Shares Information on Charitable Giving Allison Gardner Martin Communications Director 502-696-5651 (office) Attorney General Jack Conway today issued a warning to Kentuckians who may be interested in donating to assist storm victims in Oklahoma. “Please make sure that you donate to a reputable relief agency – like...

Consumer Alert: Iowans Report Health Benefits Scam

(DES MOINES, Iowa)  Attorney General Tom Miller today warned Iowans, particularly older Iowans, that criminals posing as federal employees are seeking personal information under the guise of the Affordable Care Act. Several Iowans have complained to the Consumer Protection Division that callers who claim they are issuing new government medical cards have attempted to elicit...

Michigan AG Discusses Money Smart Week

Schuette Marks Money Smart Week with Events LANSING - Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced the kick-off of Money Smart Week in Michigan, a public awareness campaign incorporating free seminars and activities hosted by businesses, financial institutions, schools, libraries, not-for-profits, and government agencies to help consumers manage their personal finances. "Every week of the year,...