Settlement Provides Direct Relief to Homeowners, and Stops Future Servicing Abuse
Phoenix, AZ (Thursday, December 19, 2013) – 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 the District of Columbia, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
Fletcher’s Tire and Auto Service in Gilbert Found to Have Cheated Undercover “Customer”
Phoenix, AZ (Wednesday, November 27, 2013) -- 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. The Fletcher’s Gilbert location was the subject of the investigation as a result of consumer complaints.
Includes Continued Daily Service Out of Phoenix for Five Years
Company Engaging in Deceptive Loan Modification Services Barred from Business
Phoenix, AZ (Wednesday, November 6, 2013) --Attorney General Tom Horne is announcing the settlement of a consumer fraud case against Stan Nii-Addo Allotey, Jr., owner of Mortgage Relief Group, d.b.a. Mortgage Assistance Group, for engaging in deceptive loan modification services. Mr. Allotey and his company are now barred from conducting any foreclosure consulting business and engaging in telephone solicitation sales.
Will Update Attendees on New Programs Available to Help those Facing Foreclosure or Mortgage Issues
AG Horne to attend Annual Midvale Neighborhood Association Picnic
5775 S. Oak Tree,
Tomorrow, Saturday October 26, 2013,
AG Horne visit: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Picnic time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phoenix, AZ (Thursday, October 10, 2013) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne, along with 46 states and the District of Columbia, announced today that Connecticut-based Affinion, and its subsidiaries Trilegiant and Webloyalty, will pay over $30 million to settle allegations that they misled consumers into signing up and paying for discount clubs and membership.
Phoenix, AZ (Tuesday, October 1, 2013) -- “We remain convinced that the airline merger between U.S. Airways and American Airlines is harmful to competition, and to Arizonans. This merger would inevitably result in higher fares and lesser service as more routes would be monopolized by just one carrier.
Phoenix, AZ (Wednesday, September 18, 2013) - Attorney General Tom Horne has filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Phoenix-based Making All Homes Affordable, LLC (MAHA), its owner and manager, Albert Figueroa, and one of its salespersons, Steve Villanueva.
Phoenix, AZ (Friday, September 13, 2013) – Two separate pieces of tobacco-related legislation supported by Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne go into effect today. One new law prevents the sale of e-cigarettes to minors, while the other gives civil and criminal penalties for the unlawful use of a roll-your-own tobacco machine.