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09/2011

AG Horne Announces Arrests Connected To Multi-Million Haul of Cocaine From Cartel

PHOENIX (Friday, September 30, 2011)  --  Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne today announced the arrests of 17 of 23 suspected members of a large scale cocaine trafficking organization.  This organization has smuggled over 1,300 kilograms of cocaine into the United States since April of 2011 with a street value estimated to be between $25,622,500 and $33,825,000.

AG Statement Regarding Death Row Inmate Richard D. Stokley

"A federal appeals court today upheld the death sentences of a Cochise County man who raped and strangled two teenage girls, then threw their bodies down an abandoned mine shaft near Elfrida, Arizona, in 1991.

'The unanimous ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirms a lower court’s decision that Richard D. Stokley should be put to death for the murders, which he committed with an accomplice.

AG Horne Asks That American Residential Services HVAC Company Be Barred From Operating In Arizona: Files Injunction in Pima County Superior Court For Alleged Consumer Fraud Act Violations

PHOENIX (Thursday, September 15, 2011) – Attorney General Tom Horne today announced his office has filed a lawsuit for injunctive relief, restitution and civil penalties in Pima County Superior Court against American Residential Services, L.L.C. alleging numerous violations of the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act. Allegations include false, misleading and deceptive sales tactics involving older consumers.

AG Tom Horne Stops Abode Air From Soliciting Arizona Consumers

PHOENIX (Monday, September 12, 2011) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne today announced that his office obtained a preliminary injunction prohibiting Abode Air, as well as owner Ron Dew, from soliciting any Arizona consumers by telephone. After a two day hearing in which approximately 26 consumers testified, the court specifically found that Abode Air violated the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act by repeatedly calling consumers after they asked to not be called, and by calling consumers who were on the national Do-Not-Call Registry.

AG Horne Joins Fire Fighters To Commemorate 9/11 Anniversary And Caution Consumers About Charitable Organizations

PHOENIX (Friday, September 9, 2011) -- As the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks approaches, Attorney General Tom Horne, the Professional Fire Fighters of Arizona (PFFA) and the United Phoenix Fire Fighters are urging Arizonans to be cautious about charitable organizations that purport to aid fire fighters.