(Phoenix, Ariz. - May 29, 2010) Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that his office will join the multi-state amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court Case of Snyder v. Phelps. The brief opposes protests at military funerals and supports the family of Marine Lance Corporal Matthew Snyder, who was killed in Iraq.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - May 5, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced settlements totaling $195,000 in two cases of deceptive advertising by auto dealers.
One settlement was reached with three Steve Coury dealerships: Steve Coury Ford, Lincoln-Mercury, Inc., of Cottonwood; Steve Coury Automotive Family Inc., of Camp Verde; and Steve Coury Buick Pontiac & GMC Truck, Inc., of Cottonwood. These dealerships, which are referred to collectively in the settlement as Steve Coury Automotive, agreed to pay the State $95,000.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - May 5, 2010) May is Older Americans Month and a time to honor the legacies and celebrate the contributions of senior citizens. This year’s national theme is Age Strong! Live Long!
To celebrate Older Americans Month, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office will host two Senior Anti-Crime Universities to provide information to help Arizona seniors Age Strong!
(Phoenix, Ariz. – May 6, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today presented the Office’s Outstanding Team Award to three groups of employees during the annual Awards Day ceremony for the Attorney General’s Office.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – May 7, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today honored Tucson Assistant Attorneys General Rose Daly-Rooney of the Civil Rights/Litigation Division, Joe Parkhurst of the Criminal Division and Alison Rivchun of the Child and Family Protection Division with Attorney of the Year Awards at the Office’s annual Awards Day ceremony.
(Phoenix, Ariz. May 13, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today received the Presidents Award from the Arizona Community Action Association for his work protecting consumers in Arizona.
(Phoenix, Ariz. -- May 17, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard commended the U.S. Supreme Court's decision today that reversed a lower court ruling and affirmed the right of federal officials to hold inmates considered "sexually dangerous" after their prison terms end.
Goddard joined a multi-state amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court last year in support of the federal law. That brief noted that the 21 states, including Arizona, had already enacted sex offender civil commitment laws similar to the federal law.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - May 18, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today invited Yuma County homeowners to participate in one of two foreclosure prevention webinars on Thursday, May 27. The first webinar will be conducted in Spanish and will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. It will be followed by a second webinar in English from 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - May 19, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that Kacee Sissener, 29, of San Diego, Calif., and formerly of Scottsdale, has been sentenced to two years in the Maricopa County Jail for embezzling over $265,000 from a Scottsdale medical practice. She was extradited to Arizona last year to face criminal charges here.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - May 25, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today reminded consumers about a “phishing” scam purported to be from Credit Union West, a Glendale-based financial institution, requesting personal information. Over the last several months, the Attorney General’s Office has seen an increase in calls regarding this particular scam.