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AG takes on debt collectors

The state's top law enforcement law office is taking on collection agencies that allegedly are abuse debt-owing consumers beyond what is permitted by state law.

November 2015

Tacoma charity thief pleads guilty

A former fiscal agent for Tacoma's St. Vincent DePaul Society Stores pleaded guilty today for stealing more than half a million from the charity.

October 2015

Former Lakewood store fined for deceiving service members

The parent company of a former Lakewood store is being forced to pay up $63,000 after an investigation into unfair debt collection and deceptive advertising.

October 2015

Puyallup man sentenced for illegal marijuana dispensary

Andre Lempriere, 51, who operated an illegal marijuana dispensary in Puyallup, will face prison and possibly deportation.

October 2015

Former employee wins lawsuit against Graham dentistry

A former worker at Graham Family Dentistry and Graham Denture Center was awarded over $500,000 in damages in Pierce County Superior Court yesterday.

August 2015

Lawsuit filed against Kapowsin Meats

National food safety law firm announced today that it filed a suit on behalf of Tiffany Guiles and her 19-month-old daughter, Naylyn Guiles, who suffered from salmonella because of whole roasted hog purchased from Kapowsin Meats.

August 2015

Reputable injury law firm gets name change

After 22 years, Tacoma-based Messina Bulzomi Christensen Law will be getting a name change. Just call it Evergreen Personal Injury Counsel.

June 2015

Tacoma business owner arrested for gambling operation

Last Saturday, Tacoma-based Billards Hall owner Tuyen Nguyen was arrested for allowing illegal gambling to take place on the premises.

June 2015

Nurses sue Franciscan/St. Joseph

Registered nurses at Franciscan Health and Tacoma's t. Joseph Hospital through their labor representative union have sued alleging that they're owed back pay and over-time because they cannot take breaks and lunch periods required by state labor laws.

May 2015

Prison-based tax fraud to bring more time

Federal court in Tacoma today accepted guilty pleas from Shannon Henderson, 45, who admitted time locked up at the Purdy correctional center connected her to a prison pen pal program, from which she stole identities and filed false tax returns.

March 2015
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