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Man charged with attempting to redirect Western Washington River

The Attorney General’s Office filed three misdemeanor charges today against a Tahuya man accused of using heavy machinery to fill and alter the course of the Tahuya River near his home without any permits. William Cayo Sr. is charged in

Washingon State Governor, Attorney General lead legal response to Supreme Court psychiatric boarding decision

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On Friday Attorney General Bob Ferguson, in conjunction with a broad coalition of organizations, filed a motion in the Washington State Supreme Court to address the impacts of the court’s recent decision on psychiatric boarding. The motion asks the court

Attorney General charges Wheelchairs Plus with Medicaid fraud for selling used chairs

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OLYMPIA — The Washington State Attorney General’s Office has filed criminal charges against Michael Mann, owner of Wheelchairs Plus Inc., in Thurston County Superior Court. The AGO alleges Mann committed the crimes of First Degree Theft and Medicaid False Statement

Washington Attorney General sues owner of Olympic Animal Sanctuary

Olympic Animal Sanctuary

A Forks resident who raised $300,000 for a non-profit dog rescue organization, but failed to register with the Secretary of State or produce required records of how the donations were spent, has been sued by the Attorney General’s Office for

DEA National Drug Take-Back day collects nearly 16 tons from Pacific Northwest

Hoquiam police report record turnout for DEA Drug Take Back Day

Americans nationwide showed their support for the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA’s) National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day program by dropping off more prescription pills than ever. After seven previous Take Back Days spread over almost four years, 780,158 pounds

Washington Attorney General files lawsuit against company behind failed crowdfunded project

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Consumers who financially backed a failed crowdfunding project are finally getting some backing of their own. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed the first consumer protection lawsuit in the nation involving crowdfunding on Thursday. Crowdfunding is a way for

Washington Attorney General warns of scams targeting Washington State Employees Credit Union members

Washington State Employees Credit Union

The fraudsters are at it again. Members and non-members have reported receiving texts that appeared to come from Washington State Employees Credit Union (WSECU) stating their card had been deactivated or suspended. If you received this text, DO NOT respond.

CONSUMER ALERT: Wash. officials warn of consumer rip-offs by mudslide charity scams

Scam Alert

OLYMPIA — As donors consider contributing to relief efforts for the Snohomish County mudslide tragedy, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Secretary of State Kim Wyman are urging consumers to be on guard against scam artists who try to take advantage of the

Grays Harbor Democrats respond to AG opinion – no new ‘list of exhaustion’

The chair of the Grays Harbor Democrats, and list member himself, George Smylie has replied to the Attorney General’s opinion recently released in an ongoing dispute with the Grays Harbor County Commissioners to fill the county prosecutor seat. The response

State AG says Grays Harbor Commissioners need a new list for County Prosecutor

A new list of three, but they can’t pick their own, that’s the answer for Grays Harbor County Commissioners from the state Attorney General’s office in the ongoing debate to fill the vacant County Prosecutor position. A letter from the