Phoenix, AZ (Thursday, August 29, 2013) -- Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing the arrests and initial court appearance of three people – Kameel Sweiss, 51, Ameer Sweiss, 22, Faday Sweiss, 33 - all of whom work at K & S convenience store located at 6116 N 27th Avenue in Phoenix for Illegally Conducting an Enterprise, Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, Money Laundering, Unlawful Use of Food Stamps and Computer Tampering.
Phoenix, AZ (Thursday, August 22, 2013) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing the sentencing of David Mosley, 52, who on August 16, 2013 was given an aggravated term of 14.75 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections and ordered to pay a fine of $10,000 for his involvement in heading a large-scale crack cocaine distribution ring operating in the Phoenix area.
Attorney General Tom Horne and Secretary of State Ken Bennett Join Kansas to Sue the Elections Assistance Commission
Phoenix, AZ (Wednesday, August 21, 2013) – Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and Secretary of State Ken Bennett have joined forces with the state of Kansas in suing the Elections Assistance Commission (EAC).
Phoenix, AZ (Tuesday, August 20, 2013) – Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing that on Friday, August 16, 2013, Brian Fortner, age 28 of Peoria, AZ, was sentenced to 14 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, a Class 2 Felony and Dangerous Crime Against Children.
Phoenix, AZ (Monday, August 19, 2013) – Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is announcing that Utah Third District Judge Denise Lindberg has extended the deadline to September 30, 2013 for people wanting to apply to be on the Colorado City-related United Effort Plan (UEP) Board of Trustees. The UEP controls many of the homes, businesses and properties in the twin towns of Hildale, Utah and Colorado City, Arizona.
Phoenix, AZ (Monday, August 12, 2013) – Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing a law suit against the Federal Justice Department for undue delay in handling Arizona’s request for acceleration status in the processing of capital punishment appeals, through the federal process known as Habeas Corpus. Arizona amended its capital case procedures years ago to meet Congress’s requirements for accelerated status, but the Justice Department’s failure to act has deprived the State of the benefits Congress intended in the form of streamlined procedures.
Attorney General Tom Horne Announces Extradition of Drug Trafficking Organization Member from Mexico
Attorney General Tom Horne Announces Results of First Compliance Report from the National Mortgage Settlement
Phoenix, AZ (Thursday, August 1, 2013) – Attorney General Tom Horne is warning people, especially senior citizens, about an increase in medical alert scams. Across the country, seniors have been reporting phone calls that offer “free” medical alert systems.