201609

Arizona AG Brnovich Leads Multi-State Coalition to Block Feds Internet Transfer

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich along with Attorneys General in Texas, Oklahoma, and Nevada filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday night to stop the Obama Administration from ceding U.S. Government trusteeship of the Internet to an unregulated and nongovernmental international body. The lawsuit challenges the Constitutionality of the transfer and alleges violations of the First Amendment.

Discrimination Lawsuit Filed Against Used Car Dealership in Mesa

PHOENIX - The Arizona Attorney General’s Office filed a discrimination lawsuit against a used car dealership accused of wrongfully terminating a disabled employee suffering from stage 4 lung cancer. The lawsuit alleges Sullivan Motor Company in Mesa, AZ discriminated against the employee who had become disabled during his ongoing battle with cancer.

Judge Grants AZAG Motion to Consolidate 1,106 Lawsuits Targeting AZ Businesses

PHOENIX - A judge today granted the Arizona Attorney General’s Office's Motion to Consolidate 1,106 open lawsuits filed by a serial litigator targeting Arizona businesses. Today the judge also stayed the 1,106 cases pending further order of the court and barred the Plaintiff, Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities, from filing any new complaints asserting similar claims.

Tucson Drug Trafficker Sentenced to More Than 50 Years Prison

TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) announced a judge sentenced Thaddaeus Sanchez Ruelas to 50 years and 6 months in prison. Ruelas sold more than 600 grams of methamphetamine to police informants and undercover agents between December 11, 2014 and April 8, 2015. Ruelas is also a five-time convicted felon.

Chalice Zeitner Sentenced to More than 25 Years in Prison

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today a judge sentenced Chalice Zeitner to more than 25 years in prison after Zeitner faked cancer to qualify for a taxpayer funded abortion and scammed veterans charities out of more than $15,000. Zeitner was convicted of 17 felonies at two separate trials. The Attorney General’s Office prosecuted this case after an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Phoenix Field Office and AHCCCS.

Arrest Warrant Issued For Unlicensed Dentist

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a judge issued an arrest warrant for 54-year-old Elda Graciela Margez De Zamora. Margez De Zamora failed to appear at an initial pretrial conference and is believed to be on the run. A State Grand Jury indicted Margez De Zamora for allegedly operating an unlicensed dental practice. She is currently facing 2 felony counts including Fraudulent Schemes and Practices and Practicing Dentistry Without a License.