(1) The Attorney General shall have a cause of action against any person who violates ORS 646A.282.
(2) If the Attorney General prevails, the court shall enter judgment against the defendant for:
(a) Each simulated invoice uttered in this state, for the greater of:
(A) Three times the amount stated in the simulated invoice; or
(b) Such orders or judgments as may be necessary to restore to any person any moneys of which the person was deprived by any conduct in violation of ORS 646A.282; and
(c) Such orders or judgments as may be necessary to ensure cessation of conduct in violation of ORS 646A.282.
(3) The court may award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party in an action under this section.
(4) All sums of money received by the Department of Justice under a judgment, settlement or compromise in an action or potential action brought under this section, shall, upon receipt, be deposited with the State Treasurer to the credit of the Consumer Protection and Education Revolving Account established pursuant to ORS 180.095. [Formerly 646.296]Section: Previous 646A.268 646A.270 646A.274 646A.276 646A.278 646A.280 646A.282 646A.284 646A.286 646A.288 646A.290 646A.300 646A.302 646A.304 646A.306 Next
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