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PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury issued an indictment against Jayme Valenzuela, Mayor of the Town of Superior, charging him with one count of Theft, a class 5 felony. The Superior Town Council hired an auditor who determined that Mayor Valenzuela used the town’s debit card on eight separate occasions to obtain a total of $2,300 in cash between August 2013 and December 2014. Two of the withdrawals were at the Wild Horse Pass Casino, and the other six withdrawals occurred at various bank machines in Maricopa and Pinal Counties. Upon completion of the audit, Valenzuela repaid the funds.
Friday, July 8, 2016 - 1:42pm
PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Mahin Khan, 18, of Tucson, charging him with Terrorism, Conspiracy to Commit Terrorism, and Conspiracy to Commit Misconduct Involving Weapons. The indictment is the result of an investigation by the Phoenix Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Joint Terrorism Task Force, including agents from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office Special Investigations Section.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 9:02am
COCHISE COUNTY - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a Cochise County Grand Jury indicted former Douglas Police Department Sergeant Theodore Kulkens for Theft.
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 3:03pm
TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a judge ordered a Tucson business owner to go to jail for continuing to scam consumers in violation of a 2010 Arizona Consumer Fraud Judgment. In May 2016, a Pima County Superior Court Judge found Claude Thomas Kennedy in contempt of court and ordered him to pay a $100,000 fine by June 10, 2016 or face jail time. Kennedy did not pay the fine, and the court issued an arrest warrant for Kennedy on June 16, 2016. Kennedy's whereabouts are unknown at this time.
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 10:58am
PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans to be aware of door-to-door home alarm security scams. The scam involves using deceptive sales tactics and misleading statements to get consumers to sign up for home alarm contracts or switch home alarm monitoring services.
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 10:52am
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that Arizonans who own so-called "clean diesel" Volkswagen and Audi cars will now be eligible to receive thousands of dollars in compensation from a federal class action settlement to resolve emissions cheating claims.
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 1:19pm
QUARTZSITE – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today the arrest of 27-year-old Thomas Daniel on charges of First Degree Premeditated Murder and Arson. A State Grand Jury indicted Daniel for his alleged involvement in the murder of 65-year-old Linda Garrett, a long-time resident of Quartzsite, Arizona.
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 11:41am
PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently signed a Letter of Intent with the Office of the Attorney General of Mexico to establish a law enforcement partnership aimed at fighting violent crime between Arizona and Mexico.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 1:06pm
PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced his office filed a Consumer Fraud Lawsuit against a Scottsdale business accused of placing hundreds of telemarketing and robocalls to Arizonans listed on the National Do Not Call Registry. Larmore Auto Glass, LLC, operating under the names “O’Reilly's Auto Glass” and “Freedom Auto Glass” marketed windshield replacement services by allegedly violating Arizona’s Telephone Solicitation Statutes. NOTE: O’Reilly's Auto Glass has no affiliation with O’Reilly Auto Parts.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 - 9:50am
PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a settlement with former Phoenix clothing retailer Lawless Denim. In a consent judgment, Lawless Denim will provide up to $20,000 in refunds to customers who did not receive merchandise ordered from Lawless Denim or its successor company, LD & Co.
Monday, June 20, 2016 - 8:56am