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2011 Press Releases


11-01 January 11, 2011 Tennessee Attorney General Offers Guidance Regarding Consumers Impacted By Allcare Dental & Dentures Office Closures
11-02 January 13, 2011

Attorney General Reaches Agreement with Two Tennessee Tobacco Retailers to Help Prevent Future Single Cigarette Sales

11-03 January 19, 2011

State Reaches Agreement with Paralegal Allegedly Advertising Divorce Legal Services on craigslist

11-04 February 25, 2011

Consumers May Comment at Proposed Chattanooga Water Rate Hike Hearing Monday

11-05 March 10, 2011

Tennessee to Receive More Than $1.5 Million from Landmark Multistate Agreement with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

11-06 March 11, 2011 Attorney General, Agriculture Commissioner Stop Sale of Molly’s Plant Food Alleged to be Used as Drug
11-07

March 24, 2011

Tennessee Joins Multistate Agreement with Georgia Marketer Regarding Car Ads

11-08 April 7, 2011 Attorney General Cooper Names New Solicitor General
11-09 April 15, 2011 Tennessee Attorney General Files Contempt Petition to Compel Tax Preparer to Pay Court-Ordered Refunds to Consumers
11-10 April 21, 2011

Attorney General Urges Pabst Brewing to Halt “Binge in a Can” Alcoholic Drink Promotions, Sales to Young People

11-11 April 28, 2011 Attorney General, Consumer Affairs Director Alert Tennesseans to Potential Price Gougers
11-12 May 4, 2011 Attorney General, Consumer Affairs Director Remind Flood Evacuees of Potential Price Gouging
11-13 May 5, 2011 Tennessee Joins Multistate Settlement with Hollywood Entertainment Corporation/Movie Gallery, Inc.
11-14 May 9, 2011 Pharmaceutical Company Pays $44.3 Million to Resolve Healthcare Fraud Allegations
11-15 May 16, 2011 State Officials Urge Disaster-Weary Consumers Not to Drop Guard against Profiteers
11-16 May 16, 2011

Federal Court Rejects DirectBuy Class Action Settlement Following Opposition of 40 Attorneys General in Action Led by Tennessee

11-17 May 17, 2011

Tennessee Attorney General Joins 39 Others Announcing Agreement with Circle K to Curb Tobacco Sales to Minors

11-18 June 9, 2011 State Filed Lawsuit against Business Owner Alleged to Have Engaged in Unauthorized Practice of Law, Violations of State’s Consumer Law
El Estado Presentó Una Demanda Contra Proprietaria Alegada De Proveer Servicios Legales Sin Licencia, Y De Violar La Ley De Consumidores
11-19 June 21, 2011

Tax Preparer JK Harris Found in Contempt of Court

11-20 June 23, 2011

Tennessee, 37 Other State Attorneys General Reach $40.75 Million Agreement With GlaxoSmithKline and SB Pharmco

11-21 July 7, 2011 Tennessee Files $92 Million Multistate Agreement Resolving Alleged Anticompetitive Municipal Bond Derivatives Scheme
11-22 July 13, 2011 Tennessee Attorney General, U.S. Attorney Resolve Fraudulent TennCare Billing Cases
11-23 July 22, 2011

State Reaches Agreement with Former Owners of Furniture Stores who Allegedly Failed to Deliver Furniture as Promised to Consumers

11-24 July 25, 2011 Attorney General, Consumer Affairs Director, TRA Offer Tips to Avoid Smartphone Hacking
11-25 August 24, 2011 Tennessee Attorney General Updates Ft. Campbell Soldiers on Pending Consumer Case Compensation during Event with Holly Petraeus, KY Counterparts
11-26 August 31, 2011 Attorneys General Urge Backpage.Com to Do More to Combat Sex Trafficking through Its Classified Ads
11-27 September 28, 2011

Alleged Bogus Health Insurance Marketer Agrees to Ban and Asset Liquidation in Agreement with State and FTC: Consumers Have Until December 26, 2011 to File a Claim for Restitution

11-28 October 27, 2011 TN Attorney General Joins State Attorneys General, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Ad Council in Campaign to Stop Teen Texting While Driving
11-29 November 10, 2011 TN Attorney General Begins Distributing Over $2 Million to Soldiers after Resolution of Case against Military Lender, Retailer
11-30 November 15, 2011 Tennessee Attorney General Joins Other State, Local Agencies Encouraging Participation in Great American Smokeout Nov. 17
11-31 December 8, 2011

Tennessee Files $58.75 Million Multistate Agreement Resolving Alleged Anticompetitive Municipal Bond Derivatives Scheme

11-32 December 27, 2011

Tennessee Files $34.25 Million Multistate Agreement Resolving Alleged Anticompetitive Municipal Bond Derivatives Scheme


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