Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich




Terry Goddard Testifies Before U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee

(Phoenix, Ariz. – July 24, 2008) Attorney General Terry Goddard gave testimony today in Washington, D.C., at a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on “Crimes Associated with Polygamy: The Need for a Coordinated State and Federal Response.”

Goddard discussed the Attorney General’s Office’s work to combat abuse and fraud in the communities of Colorado City, Ariz. and Hildale, Utah, over the past five years. He also explained the need for increased federal involvement in the investigation and prosecution of polygamy-related crimes.

Corporation Commission and Attorney General Warn Business Owners of Dubious Solicitation

PHOENIX—The Arizona Corporation Commission and Attorney General Terry Goddard are warning Arizona business owners that an organization calling itself the “Board of Business Compliance” is sending out official-looking documents to advertise its service of preparing annual meeting minutes for corporations. The solicitation, requesting payment of a $125 fee, is not a Corporation Commission document and the Board of Business Compliance is not in any way affiliated with the Arizona Corporation Commission.

Tucson Man Indicted for Sexual Exploitation of Minors

(Phoenix, Ariz. – July 28, 2008) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the indictment of David Jerome Green, 37, of Tucson, on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor and attempted sexual exploitation of a minor.

According to the indictment, investigators found 10 images and a movie containing pornographic images of children on Green’s home computer in Tucson. Knowingly possessing a visual or print medium in which minors under 15 years of age are engaged in exploitative exhibition or other sexual conduct is considered sexual exploitation of a minor under Arizona law.

State Sues Tucson Auto Dealer for Deceptive Sales Practices

(Phoenix, Ariz. – July 30, 2008) Attorney General Terry Goddard and Department of Financial Institutions’ Superintendent Felecia Rotellini today announced a joint lawsuit against Hurricane Motor Sales (Hurricane), a Tucson used car dealership. Also named in the suit are Hurricane’s owners and managers John David Franklin and John David Franklin, Jr. Goddard and Rotellini allege that the defendants violated both the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act and the Arizona Motor Vehicle Time Sales Act.