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10/2012

Statement of Attorney General Tom Horne on the death of a U.S. Border Patrol Agent

PHOENIX (Tuesday, October 02, 2012) – Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne today released the following statement regarding the on-duty death of a U.S. Border Patrol Agent working the international border near Naco, Az.:

“The news today that a U.S. Border Patrol Agent was killed and one of his partners hurt in a border enforcement action near Naco, Arizona is another tragic reminder of the extreme conditions on this portion of the U.S. – Mexico border. 

Horne Persuades U.S. Supreme Court to Take Voter Integrity Case

PHOENIX (Monday, October 15, 2012) -- Tom Horne, Arizona Attorney General, announced today that he has persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court to take review of Arizona’s Voter Integrity case. Previously, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals had ruled that Arizona would not be permitted to ask people for evidence that they are citizens when they register to vote.

Horne: Consent Judgment for West Valley Woman Who Claimed "Church Donations" as Part of Alleged Mortgage Modification Scheme

Phoenix (Thursday, October 18, 2012) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has obtained a Consent Judgment against Rosa Galope in a consumer fraud lawsuit in which the State alleged that Ms. Galope engaged in a scheme designed to defraud homeowners looking for assistance in obtaining mortgage loan modifications and forestalling foreclosure on their homes.

AG Tom Horne Announces Phoenix Auto Repair and Towing Shop Put Out of Business

Phoenix (Thursday, October 25, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne today announced that the second case in his ongoing auto repair “sting” operations has put Sun Valley Towing out of the towing and auto repair business. In a Judgment totaling $686,582, the Court awarded the maximum available civil penalties of $590,000 and $67,580.59 restitution to consumers. The Judgment against Sun Valley Towing LLC and Kunselman Industries, LLC, located at 1354 S.