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Press Room - March 2006

Press Room Archive and Index

3/31/06

MADIGAN WARNS CONSUMERS: WITH TAX SEASON NEARING ITS END, DON'T BE 'FOOLED' BY REFUND ANTICIPATION LOANS

3/31/06

MADIGAN ALERTS CONSUMERS TO RECALLS OF ADDITIONAL CHILDREN'S JEWELRY PRODUCTS; HIGH LEVELS OF LEAD POSE DANGERS TO HEALTH

3/30/06

MADIGAN SUES ANOTHER MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE "RESCUER"

3/29/06

MADIGAN FILES LAWSUIT ALLEGING COMPANY IMPERSONATES COOK COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO COLLECT DONATIONS

3/29/06

MADIGAN CO-SPONSORS "SHRED DAY" TO HELP ELIMINATE ID THEFT

3/28/06

MADIGAN ALLEGES HAZARDOUS WASTE VIOLATIONS AT METRO-EAST INDUSTRY - WASTE HAULER ALSO NAMED FOR DISPOSAL VIOLATIONS

3/28/06

*****MEDIA ADVISORY*****MEDIA ADVISORY*****
MADIGAN'S INTERNET SAFETY EXPERT SCHEDULED TO TALK WITH STUDENTS, PARENTS AND EDUCATORS IN TAZEWELL COUNTY LATER THIS WEEK

3/28/06

*****CONSUMER ALERT*****CONSUMER ALERT*****
IDENTITY THIEVES CALLING ILLINOISANS IN JURY DUTY SCAM

3/27/06

MADIGAN: SETTLEMENT REACHED WITH ILLINOIS INSURANCE COMPANY ZURICH; INVESTIGATION UNCOVERED UNLAWFUL BID-RIGGING SCHEME

3/23/06

*****CONSUMER ALERT*****CONSUMER ALERT*****
MADIGAN ALERTS CONSUMER TO RECALL OF REEBOK CHILDREN'S CHARM BRACELET

3/23/06

*****CONSUMER ALERT*****CONSUMER ALERT*****
MADIGAN: WITH SPRINGTIME COMES HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS, AND WITH HOME IMPROVEMENTS COME SCAM ARTISTS

3/23/06

MADIGAN: SOUTHERN ILLINOIS SANE TRAINING SCHEDULED FOR MARCH 27-31- STATEWIDE CLASSROOM DIRECTED BY MADIGAN'S SANE COORDINATOR

3/21/06

MADIGAN ANNOUNCES NATIONWIDE SETTLEMENT WITH TIME, INC. OVER AUTOMATIC RENEWAL OFFERS AND MAIL SOLICITATIONS; ILLINOIS CONSUMERS TO RECEIVE MORE THAN $275,000

3/20/06

MADIGAN'S OFFICE, WHEATON POLICE, NAPERVILLE POLICE AND MICHIGAN INTERNET CRIMES TASK FORCE ARREST ALLEGED CHILD PREDATOR

3/20/06

MADIGAN ASSIGNS TEAMS TO MONITOR ILLINOIS PRIMARY ELECTION

3/17/06

MADIGAN: SPRINGFIELD MAN CHARGED WITH DEFRAUDING ELDERLY WOMAN CLEANING UP AFTER TORNADO

3/17/06

MADIGAN STATEMENT ON CLEAN AIR RULE VICTORY

3/17/06

MADIGAN REQUESTS HELP FROM FARMERS, AGRI-BUSINESS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT TO GUARD AGAINST ANHYDROUS THEFTS

3/16/06

MADIGAN, GLASGOW FILE SUIT FOR RADIOACTIVE LEAKS AT BRAIDWOOD NUCLEAR PLANT - LEAKS OF TRITIUM-LACED WASTEWATER DATE TO 1996

3/15/06

MADIGAN, 43 OTHER ATTORNEYS GENERAL ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT WITH CVS TO CURB TOBACCO SALES TO MINORS - AGREEMENT SIGNED WITH NATION'S LARGEST RETAIL PHARMACY

3/15/06

MADIGAN SUES SECOND COMPANY THAT SELLS CELL PHONE RECORDS - CUSTOMER COMMENTS CLEARLY SHOW VICTIMS ARE KEPT IN DARK

3/15/06

MADIGAN: ILLEGAL CONNECTIONS TO STORM SEWERS CREATES UNHEALTHY SITUATION

3/15/06

MADIGAN, RETAILER REACH AGREEMENT ON ALLEGED PERMIT VIOLATION DURING STORE CONSTRUCTION

3/14/06

MADIGAN WARNS OF POSSIBLE TORNADO-RELATED SCAM

3/14/06

MADIGAN RELEASES OPEN GOVERNMENT STATISTICS; MORE THAN 75 PERCENT OF CASES OPENED IN 2005 WERE REQUESTS FOR ASSISTANCE FROM ILLINOIS CITIZENS - STATISTICS RELEASED DURING NATIONAL SUNSHINE WEEK

3/13/06

*****CONSUMER ALERT*****CONSUMER ALERT*****
MADIGAN WARNS CONSUMERS TO GUARD AGAINST HOME REPAIR FRAUD FOLLOWING WEEKEND STORMS

3/10/06

MADIGAN: CAR BUYERS FACE CREDIT NIGHTMARE AFTER DEALERSHIP FAILS TO PROMPTLY PAY OFF LOAN BALANCES FOR TRADE-IN VEHICLES

3/7/06

MADIGAN: LAWSUIT ALLEGES ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLATIONS BY SALVAGE BUSINESS - SPILLED FLUIDS, USED OIL, OLD TIRES AND BATTERIES IMPROPERLY STORED

3/7/06

REPORT FROM WORKING GROUP OF STATE ATTORNEYS GENERAL FINDS MARKET FUNDAMENTALS CAN’T ACCOUNT FOR HUGE INCREASE IN NATURAL GAS PRICES - SUPPLY AND DEMAND ALONE DON’T SUPPORT $50 BILLION INCREASE FROM 2004 TO 2005

3/6/06

HOUSE PASSES LEGISLATION TO PROTECT NURSING HOME RESIDENTS FROM CONVICTED FELONS AND SEX OFFENDERS

3/6/06

*****CONSUMER ALERT*****CONSUMER ALERT*****
WITH THE TAX DEADLINE LOOMING, MADIGAN WARNS CONSUMER ABOUT TAX-RELATED E-MAIL SCAMS

3/3/06

MADIGAN: HOUSE PASSES NEW LEGISLATION TO PROTECT PATIENTS FROM AGGRESSIVE BILLING PROCEDURES

3/2/06

MADIGAN JOINS OTHER ATTORNEYS GENERAL IN AGREEMENT OVER MARKETING AND SALES PRACTICES OF DIET SUPPLEMENTS

3/2/06

MADIGAN FILES SUIT AGAINST DUPAGE CONTRACTOR FOR LEAVING HOMEOWNERS WITH INCOMPLETE WORK, LIENS ON THEIR PROPERTY

 

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