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Seven Companies Face Lawsuits for Scamming Homeowners Out of More than $14,000

scamUnfortunately those struggling financially can be the most vulnerable to scams. The federal government as well as Indiana general attorney,Greg Zoeller, took action against schemers who have taken more than $14,000 from unsuspecting homeowners. On Thursday, Zoeller filed lawsuits against seven companies running fraudulent mortgage rescue or relief schemes.

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Attorney General Warns Consumers About Disaster Scammers

Do your research before you give to any disaster relief organization in order to make sure your money is really going to the victims of last week’s deadly Oklahoma tornadoes. That’s the advice of Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller. The attorney general’s website, www.IndianaConsumer.com, has information under the “Charities and Donors” section to help donors find more information about charities and how they spend their money.

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Attorney General’s Office Cracks Down on Prescription Drug Abuse

Prescription drug abuse has reached epidemic proportions. An estimated seven million Americans currently abuse prescription drugs, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. That’s more than the number using cocaine, heroin, hallucinogens, and inhalants combined. Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller chairs the statewide Rx Abuse Task Force, which brought shareholders from the law enforcement and medical community together to address the problem.

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Pharmacy Linked to Fungal Meningitis Outbreak May Suffer License Suspension

Attorney General Greg Zoeller is looking to have the license of a questionable Massachusetts pharmacy suspended. Zoeller said the pharmacy is linked to the fungal meningitis outbreak that has affected 43 Hoosiers and killed three, and he is urging the Indiana Pharmacy Board to suspend their license, effectively banning them from operating in Indiana for 90 days.

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