Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich



Operation Fly By Night, 2007

  • Case won top award given by International Association of Chiefs of Police, 2007
  • 16 indicted in one of the largest human smuggling busts in state history
  • Defendants made nearly $2 million running two drop houses, six travel agencies
  • Smuggled 6,800 undocumented immigrants across the country from Phoenix drop houses
  • Provided false identification, ground transportation to Las Vegas and one-way tickets from Las Vegas airport to destinations across U.S.
  • Year-long investigation conducted by the Financial Crimes Task Force