PHOENIX (Tuesday, February 05, 2013) -- The mortgage crisis that devastated the Arizona economy was made far worse because of misleading financial claims made by Standard & Poor’s, according to a lawsuit filed today, Attorney General Tom Horne said.
PHOENIX (Friday, February 01, 2013) -- Attorney General Tom Horne today announced that his office, the Attorneys General of 44 other states and the District of Columbia have reached a $120 million multi-state settlement with Lender Processing Services, Inc. and its subsidiaries, LPS Default Solutions and DocX.
PHOENIX (Tuesday, January 29, 2013) -- Two cases involving allegations of deceptive automobile advertising practices have been settled in court action, Attorney General Tom Horne announced today.
In the first case, a Maricopa County judge has barred the owner of a now-defunct Louisiana vehicle sales marketing firm from advertising, selling, and leasing used or new vehicles in Arizona.
PHOENIX (Tuesday, December 18, 2012) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced today a multi-state settlement with the major cigarette companies resolving a $3 billion payment dispute under the 1998 tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.
“This is a significant result for Arizona as it provides additional monies to the state and eliminates the risk that it could lose its $100 million annual payment from the companies for one or more of the next several years,” Horne said.
PHOENIX (December 12, 2012) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has obtained a judgment of $10,574,881 against Defendants Christopher Lewallen, Solid Ad Solutions LLC, Solid Tech Solutions LLC, Freedom Billing LLC and EWeb Financial LLC for fraudulently telemarketing work-at-home businesses opportunities to consumers nationwide.
PHOENIX (Wednesday, November 21, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne announced today that in the past eight months, the five largest mortgage servicers are reporting that significant progress has been made in implementing the National Mortgage Settlement and toward the expected $1.3 billion in consumer relief for Arizona borrowers.
(Thursday, November 15, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne and 37 other Attorneys General have entered into a Consent Judgment with GlaxoSmithKline LLC to resolve allegations that GlaxoSmithKline [“GSK”] unlawfully promoted the diabetes drug AVANDIA®.
PHOENIX (Wednesday, November 1, 2012) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has filed a lawsuit in Maricopa County Superior Court alleging that several related Arizona and out-of-state telemarketing companies have defrauded thousands of consumers nationwide out of millions of dollars since 2006.
Phoenix (Thursday, October 25, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne today announced that the second case in his ongoing auto repair “sting” operations has put Sun Valley Towing out of the towing and auto repair business. In a Judgment totaling $686,582, the Court awarded the maximum available civil penalties of $590,000 and $67,580.59 restitution to consumers. The Judgment against Sun Valley Towing LLC and Kunselman Industries, LLC, located at 1354 S.
Phoenix (Thursday, October 18, 2012) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has obtained a Consent Judgment against Rosa Galope in a consumer fraud lawsuit in which the State alleged that Ms. Galope engaged in a scheme designed to defraud homeowners looking for assistance in obtaining mortgage loan modifications and forestalling foreclosure on their homes.