Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich




Attorney General Goddard Announces $5 Million Settlement with DISH Network

(Phoenix, Ariz. – June 16, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that DISH Network, L.L.C. will pay $5,991,000 to settle consumer protection allegations with attorneys general in 46 states. The states alleged the satellite TV provider and its third-party retailers engaged in deceptive and unfair sales practices. The company denied any wrongdoing.   

In addition to the $5.9 million, DISH Network agreed to pay restitution to consumers and to enter into an agreement that limits how it can market services in the future.   

Four Charged with Defrauding Domestic Violence Shelter of $100,000

(Phoenix, Ariz. – July 24, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the indictment and arrest of four persons accused of defrauding the Colorado River Regional Crisis Shelter in Parker, Ariz., of nearly $100,000. 

Suzanne Foss, 48, Terry Foss, 49, Kristopher Foss, 27, and Alicia Torres, 25, are accused of theft, fraudulent schemes and artifices, conspiracy and conducting an illegal enterprise. All four defendants are from Parker. The Fosses were arrested Wednesday in North Carolina. 

Attorney General Terry Goddard’s Statement on the Budget

(Phoenix, Ariz. — July 31, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard issued the following statement on this morning’s budget situation:  

"The Legislature and Governor have, once again, failed in their most basic constitutional duty - passing a balanced budget. This gridlock just makes Arizona's economic situation worse and reveals a total lack of leadership at the Capitol."

Terry Goddard to Co-Host Crime Prevention Forum in Tucson

(Phoenix, Ariz. – July 6, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard and Tucson Ward 4 City Councilwoman Shirley Scott will host a Crime and Fraud Prevention Forum in Tucson on Wednesday, July 8, beginning at 6 p.m. The forum will take place at the William Clements Recreation Center, 8155 E. Poinciana Dr. 

Goddard and Scott will be joined by local law enforcement officials, including Pima County Attorney Barbara LaWall, Tucson Police Chief Roberto A. Villaseñor and representatives from the Pima County Sheriff’s Office.