Phoenix (Thursday, July 31, 2014) – An investigation by Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and the FBI has triggered U.S. Representative Paul Gosar to prepare H.R. 5318, the Label and Transport Tissues Safety Act of 2014.
Attorney General Horne Obtains Consent Judgment Against Two Local Companies For Fraudulent Telemarketing Schemes
Phoenix (Tuesday, July 29, 2014) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing a recently obtained consent judgment against several individuals and entities who the State alleged engaged in fraudulent telemarketing schemes, selling so-called “work-at-home business opportunities” to consumers throughout the country.
Phoenix (Wednesday, July 23, 2014) – After several days of legal maneuvering, Attorney General Tom Horne is announcing the execution of 55-year-old, Joseph R.Wood III, ADC #086279. The execution commenced at 1:52 p.m. at the Arizona State Prison Complex (ASPC)-Florence. He was pronounced dead at 3:49 p.m.
Phoenix (Wednesday, July 23, 2014) — Attorney General Tom Horne today filed a lawsuit against Brent Randall Phillips, an Arizona-licensed attorney, and Phillips Law Center, P.L.C. d/b/a Randall Law Group, a California-based law firm, for allegedly participating in a deceptive mortgage rescue or loan modification scheme.
“State and federal law ban almost all types of up-front fees for foreclosure assistance,” Horne said. “I am committed to prosecuting anyone who unlawfully solicits distressed borrowers.”
Attorney General Tom Horne Awards “Housing Opportunity for Service Disabled Veterans” Program Contracts From National Mortgage Settlement Funds
Phoenix (Thursday, July 17, 2014) – Attorney General Tom Horne today announced the award of over $2.5 million to fund loans to veterans with service-connected disabilities for accessibility and related improvements to their homes. The “Housing Opportunity for Service Disabled Veterans” program is funded by the national mortgage settlement reached with the nation’s five largest mortgage loan servicers (Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo).
Phoenix (Wednesday, July 16, 2014) – Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne today announced a proposed settlement of claims for monetary relief against Apple Inc. related to its participation in a price-fixing conspiracy in the market for E-books. The settlement agreement, which remains subject to approval by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, would resolve claims for consumer damages brought by Arizona and 32 other states and territories, as well as the states’ civil penalty claims.
Phoenix (Tuesday, July 15, 2014) – Attorney General Tom Horne recently obtained a judgment against Prieto’s Auto Sales, Inc. (“Prieto’s”), an Arizona used automobile dealer, and its owners Gustavo and Rita Prieto.
Phoenix (Wednesday, July 02, 2014) -- The Office of the Arizona Attorney General, along with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Pima County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the public’s assistance to identify victims of an individual suspected of engaging in the Practice of Medicine by a Person Not Licensed.