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11/2013

Attorney General Tom Horne Obtains $470,000 Judgment In Consumer Fraud Case

Company Engaging in Deceptive Loan Modification Services Barred from Business  

Phoenix, AZ (Wednesday, November 6, 2013) --Attorney General Tom Horne is announcing the settlement of a consumer fraud case against Stan Nii-Addo Allotey, Jr., owner of Mortgage Relief Group, d.b.a. Mortgage Assistance Group, for engaging in deceptive loan modification services. Mr. Allotey and his company are now barred from conducting any foreclosure consulting business and engaging in telephone solicitation sales.

Gosar And Horne Back Federal Sex Trafficking Enforcement Bill

Phoenix, AZ (Tuesday, November 5, 2013) –Congressman Paul Gosar (AZ-04), announced his support and co-sponsorship of H.R. 2805, the End Sex Trafficking Act of 2013. This bill would add federal enforcement powers against the "customers" of child prostitutes as opposed to just the sex traffickers themselves.  

Congressman Gosar got involved in this issue after discussions with Attorney General Tom Horne on ways the federal government could assist the state with fighting crime solutions.

Attorney General Tom Horne Announces Sentencing In Large-Scale Money Laundering Operation

Home and Cash Seized by State to be Used for Supporting Further Law Enforcement Efforts

PHOENIX, AZ (November 20, 2013)  --  Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing the sentencing of several members of the Escalante family of Douglas. They were sentenced by Cochise County Superior Court in a large-scale money laundering operation dating back to 2006.

Attorney General Tom Horne To Small Businesses & Consumers: Be Aware Of Fake Mailers

Warning Issued After Calls to Office from People Receiving Mailers Appearing to be Official Notices from Government Agency

Phoenix, AZ (November 26, 2013)  --  Attorney General Tom Horne is today warning Arizona consumers and small businesses to be wary of solicitations that appear to be an official notification from a government agency. 

Attorney General Tom Horne Announces Judgment In Latest Undercover Auto Repair "Sting"

Fletcher’s Tire and Auto Service in Gilbert Found to Have Cheated Undercover “Customer”

Phoenix, AZ (Wednesday, November 27, 2013) -- Attorney General Tom Horne today announced that another auto repair “sting” has resulted in a $28,000.00 Consent Judgment against Fletcher’s Tire and Auto Service, Inc., an Arizona corporation that owns and operates multiple auto repair locations in Arizona. The Fletcher’s Gilbert location was the subject of the investigation as a result of consumer complaints.