Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich

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01/2015

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Delivers First Speech of Term

(Phoenix, AZ) - Mark Brnovich became Arizona’s Attorney General Monday with his wife Susan, their daughters, and his mother by his side as he took the oath. Inspired by his love for Arizona and commitment to restoring integrity to the Office of the Arizona Attorney General, Brnovich gave an inspiring speech. At one point, General Brnovich joked that his ‘allergies’ caused him to tear up.

Here is the text of General Brnovich’s speech:

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Joins Cindy McCain in Fight Against Sex Trafficking

(Phoenix, AZ) - Newly sworn-in Attorney General Mark Brnovich will make his first public comments on the fight against human trafficking in Arizona this week. Brnovich will join Cindy McCain Wednesday at an event to unveil an anti-human trafficking campaign sponsored by Clear Channel Outdoor.

The event will take place Wednesday, January 7th from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at 602 East Grant Street Phoenix, AZ 85004.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Recognizes the Accomplishments of the Mortgage Settlement Programs that Help Struggling Arizonans

(Phoenix) – With President Barack Obama’s visit to Phoenix today to discuss the housing market’s recovery, Attorney General Mark Brnovich commends the accomplishments of 23 community agencies that have partnered with the Arizona Attorney General’s office (“AGO”) to implement the Help You Can Trust programs designed to aid individuals and families in Arizona who are still challenged by the housing crisis.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Discusses Prosecution of Child Pornographer and Efforts to Combat Internet Crimes Against Children

(Phoenix, AZ) - The Arizona Office of The Attorney General prosecuted a perpetrator who was sharing 644 child pornography files. This is the first of many convictions of those who commit crimes against children, as Attorney General Mark Brnovich is teaming up with legislators and law enforcement to crack down on crimes against children with the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC).

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Indicts Healthcare/ Church Bookkeeper Accused of Forging Checks

Phoenix, AZ - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is announcing the indictments of a Phoenix healthcare and church bookkeeper. 

On January 22, 2015 officers from the Phoenix Police Department and the Attorney General’s Office arrested Nelda Jean Nicholson. Nicholson had been indicted by the State Grand Jury on January 12, and charged in two separate indictments with two counts of Theft, two counts of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, and 145 counts of Forgery.

Fraudulent Title Loan Shop Targeted Undocumented Immigrants, Profited from Human Smugglers

Phoenix, AZ - The Arizona Attorney General’s Office partnered with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) to close a fraudulent title loan shop in Phoenix. Six people have been convicted in connection to Garcia’s and Associates LLC, including the company’s owner, who remains at large. The business engaged in the systematic filing of false vehicle liens and foreclosure statements, which supported the criminal activities of human smugglers.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Reminds Arizonans about National Data Privacy Day and offers Tips to Protect Personal Information

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich encourages Arizonans to use National Data Privacy Day (January 28, 2015) as a time to review their personal information and their digital footprint. Data Privacy Day began in the United States in 2009 to promote awareness about privacy and education about best privacy practices. Today, Data Privacy Day continues to be recognized in more than thirty countries.