Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich




Protect Yourself from Holiday Scams: Attorney General Goddard´s Holiday Consumer Safety Tips

(Phoenix, Ariz. - Nov. 24, 2010) With “Black Friday,” the first big day of the holiday shopping season coming Friday, Nov. 26, followed by “Cyber Monday” on Monday, Nov. 29, Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that his Office has launched a special holiday web page:  The page provides answers to common questions about holiday shopping, charitable giving and other consumer problems during the holidays.

Man Charged with Wife's 2004 Murder in Avondale Arrested in Mexico

(Phoenix, Ariz. -- Nov. 1, 2010) Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced that Miguel Rodriguez Alvarado, 59, who was indicted six years ago for murder in the stabbing death of his wife in Avondale in 2004, has been taken into custody in Mexico.

Based upon the homicide investigation conducted by Avondale police, Goddard said his Office is preparing a petition for extradition to have Alvarado returned to Arizona to face prosecution for the murder.