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07/2012

Horne: Scottsdale Company Barred From Soliciting Loan Services to Arizona Consumers

PHOENIX (Monday, July 30, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne announced today that his office has reached an agreement with a Scottsdale-based company in which they will stop soliciting loan services to Arizona consumers. 

The company, Double C’s, LLC, doing business as Lowrate.com, has agreed to an Assurance of Discontinuance stemming from its operation of the Lowrate.com website that solicited consumers, including Arizona consumers, for loans. 

Attorney General Horne and Cinemark Theater Chain Reach Settlement to Expand Access to Movies and Performances for Hearing-Impaired Customers

(PHOENIX Thursday, July 19, 2012) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and Cinemark Holdings, Inc. have announced the settlement of a lawsuit filed by the Attorney General’s Civil Rights Division in June 2011 that will improve access for the theater chain’s hearing-impaired customers. 

The terms of the Settlement Agreement will expand access to the dialogue, sound effects, and sound track of first run movies, independent films, and other performances shown at Cinemark’s theaters during the peak season for summer blockbuster movies. 

Consumer Protection Watch: AG Horne takes action against scammers

PHOENIX (Friday, July 13, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne has obtained consent judgments against two telemarketing/ business opportunity scams operating in Arizona; Higher Impact, LLC and Global Web Exchange, LLC. 

“Business opportunity scams are proliferating and my office works very diligently to prosecute these cases,” Horne said. “It is important that all consumers, especially seniors, be aware of these schemes and if they believe they have been victimized, they should contact my office immediately” 

Consumer Alert: Attorney General Horne Warns Small Business Owners to Beware of Bogus Invoice for Telecom Warranty Maintenance Agreement

(Phoenix, Ariz. — July 11, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne is warning Arizona small business owners to be wary of an official-looking Invoice for what is described as a warranty covering “Telecom Maintenance”. This invoice appears to be an attempt to scam small business owners into believing they need to pay for services that they never purchased.