Enforcement Actions & Alerts
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the resolution of a consumer fraud lawsuit filed against Stealth Solar LLC (Stealth) and owners Fred and Sandra Richie. Stealth Solar sold photovoltaic (“PV” or “solar”) systems and energy products. According to the lawsuit filed in 2014, Stealth obtained most of its business by making thousands of telemarketing calls that convinced customers to let Stealth employees make sales pitches at their homes.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that his Office, the United States Department of Justice, the Attorneys General of 18 other states and the District of Columbia have reached a $1.375 billion settlement agreement with Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC (S&P). The settlement resolves lawsuits against S&P that alleged it misled investors leading up to the 2008 financial crisis.
On January 15, 2015, the Maricopa County Superior Court approved a Stipulated Consent Judgment obtained by Attorney General Mark Brnovich against Phoenix- based Brother’s Help Solutions (BHS) and its owner Nelson Molano. The company located at 2720 East Thomas Road Suite C259 Phoenix, AZ 85016, provides foreclosure consulting and loan modification assistance.
The Arizona Attorney General’s Office partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to close a fraudulent title loan shop in Phoenix. Six people have been convicted in connection to Garcia’s and Associates LLC, including the company’s owner, who remains at large.
Attorney General Tom Horne is today kicking off the start of National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) with the launch of a new user-friendly website design to help Arizona consumers avoid falling victim to scams and deceptive business practices.
Attorney General Tom Horne today announced the award of over $600,000 to fund job training and employment search services programs for individuals impacted by foreclosure. These programs are funded by the national mortgage settlement reached with the nation’s five largest mortgage loan servicers (Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo).
In an ongoing effort to combat telemarketing scams, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced today the recent filing of a lawsuit in Maricopa County Superior Court against several Arizona-based businesses and individuals. The defendants are alleged to have targeted mainly elderly consumers in a “work from home” business opportunity scam.
Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing a settlement reached with Ocwen Financial Corporation of Atlanta, Georgia, and its subsidiary, Ocwen Loan Servicing. The company has agreed to a $2.1 billion dollar joint state-federal Settlement with Arizona, 48 additional states and ...
Attorney General Tom Horne today announced that another auto repair “sting” has resulted in a $28,000.00 Consent Judgment against Fletcher’s Tire and Auto Service, Inc., an Arizona corporation that owns and operates multiple auto repair locations in Arizona.
Attorney General Tom Horne is today warning Arizona consumers and small businesses to be wary of solicitations that appear to be an official notification from a government agency.