(Phoenix, Ariz. -- Dec. 15, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard today urged all Arizonans, especially those with children in their homes, to take note of a national recall of all Roman shades and roll-up blinds announced earlier today.
(Phoenix, Ariz. -- Dec. 16, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard will host a Senior Anti-Crime University on Wednesday, January 6, in Sun City West. The program will start at 8 a.m. at the Sun City West Foundation.
Goddard will be joined by local leaders and experts in consumer scams, investment fraud, personal safety, elder abuse, financial exploitation and other issues affecting seniors.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Dec. 17, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard; Michael Bender, Regional Vice President of Walmart; and Allie Bones, Executive Director of the Arizona Coalition Against Domestic Violence, today announced a new statewide domestic violence prevention campaign, “End the Silence, End the Violence.”
This campaign will provide women with information on how to find help and keep themselves and their families safe from domestic abuse. It is expected to reach as many as 455,000 women each week.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Dec. 17, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard today made the following statement about the death of Mexican cartel leader Arturo Beltrán Leyva, who was killed late Wednesday following a gun battle with Mexican military Special Forces in Cuernavaca.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Dec. 18, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard released the following statement regarding H.B. 2001, General Appropriations, Reductions and Transfers, as passed by the Arizona House of Representatives Appropriations Committee early this afternoon.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Dec. 21, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that Charles Bruce Ferguson, 41, of Scottsdale, has been sentenced to five years in prison, followed by seven years probation and restitution of $3,105,000, for operating elaborate investment schemes that defrauded at least 42 people of more than $3 million since 2005.
Ferguson was indicted in November 2008 and again in January 2009. In November 2009, he pleaded guilty to two counts of theft, a Class 2 felony.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – Dec. 22, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard urges sports fans to take common sense precautions to avoid scams when purchasing tickets to the major football games in the days ahead.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – December 23, 2009) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that former Marana Police Officer Calvin Ingram, 39, has been indicted on 25 counts of computer tampering, one count of trafficking in the identity of another person and one count of aggravated taking the identity of another person. The charges include 25 Class 6 felonies, one Class 3 felony and one Class 2 felony.
(Phoenix, Ariz. — Dec. 2, 2009) Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard and other program speakers will talk with reporters on Thursday starting at 11:30 a.m. at the conclusion of the National Association of Attorneys General Winter Meeting at the Arizona Biltmore Resort in Phoenix.
The Attorneys General will brief the media on the three days of conference meetings, which concluded with an update on strategies for combating mortgage and loan modification fraud as well as a discussion on what the future holds for the housing market.