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02/2008

Phoenix Man Sentenced to Prison for Investment Fraud

(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 22, 2008) Attorney General Terry Goddard announced that David Leyshon, 48, of Phoenix, was sentenced today to three years in prison followed by seven years of supervised probation. Leyshon pleaded guilty in January to one count of fraudulent schemes and one count of sale of securities by an unregistered dealer or salesman. Both are felony charges.

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Roland Steinle also ordered Leyshon to pay total restitution of $265,051 to five victims.

Mesa Man Involved in Drug /Organization Receives 16-Year Prison Term

(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 22, 2008) Attorney General Terry Goddard announced that Levi Mendivil Vega, 27, of Mesa, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of participating in a criminal syndicate and one count of offering to sell marijuana. Both counts are felony charges. Maricopa County Judge Paul McMurdie also last week sentenced Mendivil Vega to five years probation following his prison sentence.

Terry Goddard Announces Antitrust Settlement Over Oral Contraceptive

(Phoenix, Ariz. – Feb. 25, 2008) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the settlement of an antitrust lawsuit against Barr Pharmaceuticals (“Barr”) for $5.9 million. The settlement resolves allegations that the company violated antitrust laws by preventing generic versions of Ovcon®, a prescription oral contraceptive, from reaching the marketplace. Goddard joined 33 other states and the District of Columbia in the agreement.

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