(Phoenix, Ariz. – Nov. 21, 2005) Anthony Leon Hebert, 42, of Anthem, was sentenced Monday to 17 years in prison and lifetime probation after pleading guilty to one count of sexual exploitation of a minor and one count of attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Nov. 22, 2005) Can’t find a gift for that special someone who has everything? A gift card could be the right choice. Attorney General Terry Goddard today reminded consumers to be aware that many cards come with fees and expiration dates.
A new law requires that paper (but not plastic) gift cards sold after October 31, 2005,disclose any fees and expiration dates on the front of each card. The law requires any gift card subject to an expiration date or fee to have a printed disclosure visible to the consumer before the purchase.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - Nov. 23, 2005) As the holiday shopping season moves into high gear, Attorney General Terry Goddard today encouraged consumers to check the prices they pay at checkout counters in light of studies that have shown retailers often ring up wrong numbers.
Federal law requires retailers to maintain a 98 percent price scanning accuracy rate, which amounts to one error in every 50 items purchased. But many stores far exceed that error rate, according to annual studies by Arizona's Department of Weights and Measures.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Nov. 23, 2005) Tucson resident Maryanne Chisholm, 40, was sentenced to 31.75 years in prison following her conviction on 58 criminal charges. The charges included 54 counts of selling unregulated securities, one count of illegally conducting an enterprise and three counts of fraud. Chisholm was also ordered to pay more than $21 million in restitution.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Nov. 28, 2005) The Arizona State Grand Jury has indicted Robert Canchola, Santa Cruz County School Superintendent, on 40 felony counts. They include 16 counts of theft, three counts of misuse of public monies, one count of fraudand 20 counts of conflict of interest.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Nov. 10, 2005) The winner of a state lottery prize drawn last summer and worth $1.47 million has been identified. An investigation conducted by the Arizona Lottery determined that Cuauhtémoc Jose Luis Castañeda Yánez of Nogales, Sonora, purchased The Pick winning ticket at a Nogales Circle K store for the drawing held on June 25.