The Iowa Attorney General’s Office is urging consumers to be vigilant if they receive unsolicited calls or emails referring to purchases, deliveries, gift cards or other issues involving Amazon or other retailers this season. Iowans with and without Amazon accounts are reporting unwanted calls and emails. Iowans who think they’ve been scammed may contact their […]

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller and more than 30 other attorneys general announced a $113 million settlement with Apple Inc. after the company decided in 2016 to throttle consumers’ iPhone speeds to address unexpected shutdowns in some iPhones. Under the settlement, Apple will pay $1.5 million to Iowa. The attorneys general allege that Apple’s concealment of the battery […]

Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller joined 43 other attorney generals in a $39.5 million settlement with health benefits company Anthem over the 2014 data breach that involved personal information of 78.8 million citizens, the attorney general’s office announced this week. Iowa will receive $199,694 from the settlement. Anthem first disclosed the data breach in February […]

A screenshot of the STACS DNA Track-Kit portal for survivors of sexual assault. The data contained in this screenshot is example-only.  Photo provided to innovationIOWA By July 2020, Iowa will be the seventh state to implement a new tracking system to prevent the misplacement or backlog of untested sexual assault kits across medical facilities and […]