(Phoenix, Ariz. - March 30, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard will be hosting Senior Anti-Crime Universities on Wednesday, April 7, at the La Posada in Green Valley and Pima Community College in Oro Valley on Friday, May 7.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – March 2, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today visited Capitol School in Phoenix to recognize winners of the 2010 Meth Not Even Once Poster Contest and unveil the next phase of the Arizona Meth Project’s dynamic youth prevention campaign.
Research-based prevention ads depict the destructive impact meth can have on the friends and family of those who use the drug. The radio, print, and television ads that are at the heart of the campaign will begin to air in the greater Phoenix area media market this week with a hard-hitting message.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - March 4, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced the start of Arizona Consumer Protection Week, a campaign intended to help people become more savvy consumers, which will run March 7-13. This effort also encourages Arizonans to take full advantage of their consumer rights.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - March 5, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today warned consumers to shop carefully when purchasing toys and other products for children. According to the Department of Health Services, high levels of lead can pose a number of health risks, including behavioral problems, learning disabilities, seizures and even death. Children under six years old are at higher risk for exposure to lead because of their hand-to-mouth behavior. It is important for parents to know the risks and how to protect their children.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – March 8, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today advised seniors to be aware of lottery and sweepstake scams that are currently on the rise in Arizona. Taking protective measures helps to ensure seniors are not victims.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – March 9, 2010) Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced an antitrust settlement that will restore competition in the nation’s voting equipment systems market. Other parties to the agreement are eight more State Attorneys General, the U.S. Department of Justice and Elections Systems & Software, Inc. (“ES&S”).
(Phoenix, Ariz. - March 9, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced a $12 million settlement with LifeLock, Inc., that resolves a 35-state investigation into advertising practices that overstated the effectiveness of the company’s identity theft protections.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - March 10, 2010) As foreclosures continue at a high rate in Arizona, they impact not only homeowners but also people renting properties that have gone into foreclosure. Attorney General Terry Goddard today provided information about the rights of tenants living in properties that are foreclosed.
Last May, Congress passed the “Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act” to protect renters who were being forced to immediately leave their homes with little notice when the properties they rented went into foreclosure. The law remains in effect until Dec. 31, 2012.
(Phoenix, Ariz. -- March 17, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced a $120,000 settlement with several defendants for their roles in a real estate scheme in Pima County that deceived novice investors, financial lenders and unqualified home buyers.
The settlement was reached with Andrew T. Silverstein; Andrew Silverstein P.L.L.C.; VinLan Ventures, doing business as Re/Max All Executives, and Vincent Volpe.
The U.S. Census counts every resident in the United States every 10 years as required by the U.S. Constitution. Beginning this month, census forms are being mailed to every residence in the country.