(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 6, 2004) Attorney General Terry Goddard announced the indictment of 14 former emission testing employees for fraudulent schemes and practices and forgery. Ruben Anselmo, Fabian E. Quintana, Victor Romo, Ramiro B. Serrano, Zadyamil Serrano, David C. Valencia, and Vincent Villalobos. Seven defendants were served with court summons detailing the charges. There are seven remaining indictments to be served.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 9, 2004) The Arizona Attorney General’s Office secured a conviction against Harry J. Chung owner and operator of the Unocal Self-Serve Mart at 2810 East Bell Road in Phoenix. Chung was found guilty in Maricopa County Superior Court of knowingly selling pseudoephedrine and ephedrine to people knowing the products would be used to manufacture methamphetamine. Both drugs are found in over the counter cold and allergy medications, and are the main ingredients in the manufacturing of methamphetamine. Mr.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - April 13, 2004) Shannon K. Simmons, 34, of Goodyear was sentenced today in Maricopa County Superior Court to three years in prison for theft. Simmons’ sentence also includes seven years of supervised probation upon release from jail and an order to pay restitution of over $392,000 to her former employer, Bob Lueck Dairies, of Buckeye.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 13, 2004) Attorney General Terry Goddard is warning Arizonans to look out for fraudulent construction or paving companies offering residential asphalt paving services.
The scam works like this: A representative from a company known as “Travelers,” stops at a house and offers to spread “surplus asphalt” on a homeowner’s driveway or a small portion of the property for a discounted price.
Attorney General Goddard recognizes LifeSmarts Students
(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 14, 2004) Attorney General Terry Goddard recognized the first place team of the LifeSmarts consumer challenge program Tuesday afternoon. These students will represent Arizona in the national LifeSmarts competition beginning April 24 in Chicago, Ill.
National Victims’ Rights Week
April 18 – 25, 2004
(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 16, 2004) Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard will join the Governor’s Office, Arizona state agencies, local police departments, criminal justice/victim advocacy agencies and the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission Office will join to commemorate National Victims’ Rights Week in various events throughout the week:
Scam Alert – Sweepstakes Entry Form Negates Do Not Call Registration
(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 16, 2004) Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard is warning Arizona consumers about a new scheme to circumvent the National Do Not Call List.
Arizona Attorney General Goddard and ADEQ Director Owens Announce
$29, 000 fine for La Paz County Soil Remediation and Disposal Facility
Three plead guilty in human smuggling case
(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 23, 2004) Attorney General Terry Goddard announced the plea agreement reached with three men accused of smuggling a person across the border and then holding him hostage while seeking payment from the victim’s cousin.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 26, 2004) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced an historic settlement with Medco, the largest pharmacy benefit management company in the United States for violating state deceptive practices laws.