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SEATTLE – DIRECTV has generated more consumer complaints to the Washington Attorney General’s Office than any other business in 2009. Those complaints from Washington residents signal a serious problem, said Attorney General Rob McKenna, who has had enough.

Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna is taking rental giant Rent-A-Center to task over allegations that their collection tactics are over the line.

WASHINGTON STATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ROB MCKENNA SAYS HE’S WORKED OUT A SETTLEMENT WITH DISH NETWORK THAT RESOLVES ALLEGATIONS THAT THE COMPANY USED DECEPTIVE SALES PRACTICES.
Note: These clips are based on our “Ask the AG” column, Shop Closed: Consumer options are limited when businesses go bankrupt

Washington’s Attorney General declared a major victory for consumers today in response to a judge’s order that a notorious foreclosure rescue scammer, Joseph Kaiser, must pay more than $3.2 million to victims he wronged plus $179,000 in penalties for violating the Consumer Protection Act. What are foreclosure rescue scams? Attorney General McKenna explains…

YOU’VE SEEN THE SHOW “CSI: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION” AND ALL OF ITS SPINOFFS, BUT WHAT ABOUT DIGITAL CRIME SCENES? WELL, TODAY GOVERNOR CHRIS GREGOIRE SIGNED A BILL THAT LAYS THE GROUNDWORK FOR THE CREATION OF A DIGITAL CRIME LAB IN OUR STATE. ATTORNEY GENERAL ROB MCKENNA, WHO REQUESTED THE BILL, EXPLAINS WHY WE NEED THE LAB…

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ATTORNEY GENERAL ROB MCKENNA IS SPEAKING OUT ABOUT A DEADLY DRUG THREAT THAT MOST PARENTS DON’T KNOW ABOUT – PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

Reporter/Anchor: Washington State has announced a settlement with the makers of Enviga, a green tea that was advertised as a kind of weight-loss elixir. Attorney General Rob McKenna says Enviga’s claims didn’t quite pan out.
ANCHOR/REPORTER:  Attorney General Rob McKenna, federal and state leaders are marking Safer Internet Day with a call to pass two laws that use the power of technology to protect kids and other victims of modern crimes. One bill aims to allow local authorities to prosecute those who look at child pornography on the Internet.
SEATTLE – Unemployed workers in Washington and the rest of the country are targets for crooks posing as headhunters, Attorney General Rob McKenna warned today. Scams include bogus job offers and realistic-looking e-mail messages that contain links to computer viruses or phishing sites. Broadcast script and four sound bites.

Radio script with sound bites from Attorney General Rob McKenna.

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