The AARP and state officials are working to help empower senior citizens to identify financial predators.
The suit alleges the companies preyed on homeowners who didn't know they could get the same paperwork for much less from a county recorder.
Lawson says finally paying out the first check should help raise public awareness about the existence and usefulness of the fund.
The Secretary of State’s office is warning people about organizations that try to raise money for their businesses online.
WTIU's Shameka Neely talks to Johmny Lindsey about a automated telephone scam that trys to get account information from customers.