(Phoenix, Ariz. – Sept. 29, 2006) Former Baptist Foundation of Arizona executives William Crotts and Thomas Grabinski were given prison sentences today by Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Kenneth Fields.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Sept. 28, 2006) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that PayPal, Inc. has agreed to a settlement that resolves concerns regarding some of the company’s business practices.
PayPal is an Internet business which allows the transfer of money between email users, avoiding traditional paper methods such as checks and money orders. PayPal also performs payment processing for e-commerce vendors, auction sites and other corporate users, for which they charge a fee. The company also agreed to pay $1.7 million as part of the settlement.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Sept. 25, 2006) Attorney General Terry Goddard will open the Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence conference at 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Goddard will describe efforts his office has made during the past three years to help victims of abuse from polygamous communities.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Sept. 25, 2006) A Phoenix man has been sentenced to probation and community service after being found guilty on two counts of fraud and two counts of theft by a Maricopa County Superior Court jury.
(Phoenix, Ariz. — Sept. 20, 2006) Attorney General Terry Goddard welcomed a decision by U.S District Court Judge Stephen M. McNamee today that denied Western Union's attempt to restrict the scope of the Attorney General's financial investigations of major human smuggling organizations.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Sept. 20, 2006) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the indictment of Dennis Lynn Larson, of Mesa, and Dwight G. Grudier, of Las Vegas, Nevada, on charges of fraud, theft, money laundering and illegally controlling an enterprise.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Sept. 19, 2006) Attorney General Terry Goddard will join Phoenix Council member Greg Stanton at a parent forum Wednesday evening to discuss the importance of Internet Safety. The forum will be held at Ingleside Middle School, 5402 E. Osborn in Phoenix, beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Sept. 18, 2006) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that Maricopa County Superior Court Judge James H. Keppel has ordered Western Union to produce data relating to wire transactions that provide leads in human and drug smuggling investigations.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Sept. 14, 2006) Attorney General Terry Goddard will receive a Community Service Award from the LULAC Council 1057 on Friday, Sept. 15, in Tucson.
Goddard will be recognized with other community leaders at LULAC’s 16th Annual Community Service Awards Luncheon. Goddard will be recognized for his work and dedication to improving the quality of life for all Arizona residents. The luncheon begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Inn Suites Hotel Downtown, 475 N. Granada, Tucson.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Sept. 13, 2006) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the sentencing of José Federico Tlazalo, 20, of Phoenix, after he pleaded guilty to participating in an illegal enterprise that offered forged documents for sale. Tlazalo was arrested in April following an investigation by the Arizona Fraudulent Identification Task Force.
He was sentenced in Maricopa County Superior Court to 3.5 years in prison and required to pay $200 in restitution and forfeit $1,214, computer equipment and a handgun. Assistant Attorney General Todd Lawson prosecuted this case.