Illinois Attorney General

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New Illinois System Will Text Crime Victims The Status of Offenders

The system provides notices that allow registered users to track an offender’s custody and court case status, including alerts when an offender is released.

10/23/2012

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Illinois Crackdown on Phone Cramming

“Scam artists use consumers’ phone numbers like credit cards, racking up charges for things they never ordered and don’t want and profiting to the tune of $2 billion each year.”

03/06/2012

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Owe Money, Miss a Court Date, Go to Jail?

An association representing debt collectors says there’s no “debtors’ prison” in Illinois

01/27/2012

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Illinois Cracks Down on Fake Pot

“It’s been unbelievable because even though the law has changed that clearly outlaws virtually every synthetic drug, all the fake pot that’s out there, we’re still finding it’s readily available.”

01/19/2012

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Illinois’ Top 10 Consumer Complaints

Consumer debt checks in at number one, this year.

01/12/2012

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