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Arizona Company Ordered to Stop Calling Iowans

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) A Polk County judge has ordered a Phoenix-based telemarketing company to stop contacting Iowa residents with misleading information.

The Attorney General's Office announced Friday that American Handicapped & Disadvantaged Workers Inc. and its owner, 62-year-old Adli Najib Dasuqi, were ordered to stop telephone sales with pitches focused on helping disabled workers.

The company marketed light bulbs, trash bags and other household items. A consumer fraud lawsuit filed in September by Attorney General Tom Miller said the company's callers claimed to be disabled and mislead Iowa residents, including many older individuals.

The order covers both telemarketing calls and charitable solicitations. The company, which denies wrongdoing by agreeing to the ban, has also been ordered to pay $10,000 to help refund some consumers.

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