(Phoenix, Ariz. – Oct. 23, 2007) The Attorney General’s Community Services Program is looking for dedicated volunteers to help staff Tucson satellite offices. These satellite offices provide convenient locations for Arizona residents to access information on consumer fraud, civil rights, victims’ rights, and other topics affecting the most vulnerable members of the community and the general population.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Oct. 23, 2007) Attorney General Goddard today announced an agreement with Kroger Co. to implement new procedures to reduce sales of tobacco products to minors. Goddard joined 42 state Attorneys General and Guam in this agreement.
Kroger is the nation’s largest grocery chain with 2,468 supermarkets in 31 states and 779 convenience stores in 15 states. In Arizona, Kroger operates the Fry’s, Fry’s Marketplace and Smith’s grocery store chains. Kroger operates 120 stores in Arizona, making the state the company’s fifth largest market.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Oct. 23, 2007) Attorney General Terry Goddard will travel to Israel tomorrow as part of a legal exchange program between the National Association of Attorneys General and the Israeli government in cooperation with the American-Israel Friendship League.
“This is an excellent opportunity to talk with some of the top legal scholars in Israel, as well as meet with government officials and hear their perspectives about the current political environment,” Goddard said.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Oct. 26, 2007) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the indictment of Owen A. Vilan, 49, of Mesa, on charges of fraud, theft, securities fraud and sale of unregistered securities and transactions by unregistered dealers or salesmen.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Oct. 29, 2007) Attorney General Terry Goddard and Arizona Department of Environmental Quality Director Steve Owens announced today that Jet Products Company will pay a $25,000 civil penalty for violations of Arizona’s Hazardous Waste Management Act.