(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 13, 2008) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced a settlement resolving an employment discrimination lawsuit against Tucson Residence Foundation, Inc. (TRF). The lawsuit alleged that TRF discriminated against Lisa Parra, 38, of Tucson, who is deaf, by withdrawing a promotion the company had offered her because of preferences expressed by two customers.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - Feb. 11, 2008) Attorney General Terry Goddard today warned consumers about the latest solicitation scam stemming from the proposed Congressional economic stimulus package. Arizonans should use great caution if they receive phone calls or emails that claim to be related to government-issued tax rebates.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 7, 2008) Citing a new national report on subprime mortgages, Attorney General Terry Goddard said today that the mortgage industry needs to reach out to more homeowners at risk of foreclosure if the nation’s housing crisis is to be brought under control.
While mortgage servicing companies have increased outreach efforts and shown more willingness to modify home loans, Goddard said, the report shows most seriously delinquent borrowers were not undertaking any mitigation option.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 6, 2008) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the indictment of nine people on charges related to the sale and transportation of narcotic drugs. Four of the defendants indicted were arrested this morning and booked into Pima County Jail. A fifth person was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana. The remaining defendants have not yet been served with their charges.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 1, 2008) Attorney General Terry Goddard announced that Julie Ann Gutierrez, 36, of Queen Creek, pleaded guilty today to theft.