201611

Tis’ the Season For Holiday Shopping Scams

PHOENIX – With Black Friday just days away, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is reminding Arizonans to watch out for potential scams while shopping this holiday season.

"The holidays should be a time for happiness and celebration, but it's important for hard-working Arizona families to protect themselves against grinches," said Attorney General Brnovich. 

Attorney General Brnovich Offers the Following Consumer Tips:

AG Brnovich Issues Statement after Judge Upholds AZ Identity Theft Laws

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich released the following statement after U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell upheld the legality of Arizona laws on identity theft. Judge Campbell ruled Arizona’s workplace identity theft laws, which were challenged in Puente v. Arpaio, serve as a legitimate law enforcement tool in combatting identity theft.

Mahin Khan Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison after Plotting Terror Attack in Arizona

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the Phoenix Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced today the first successful prosecution of a state level Terrorism charge in Arizona. A judge sentenced 18-year-old Mahin Khan to 8 years in prison for plotting a terrorist attack at a Motor Vehicle Division office in Maricopa County. Khan will be placed on lifetime probation after his release from prison.

Arrest Warrant Issued for AZ Couple Accused of Construction Fraud Scheme

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the Arizona Registrar of Contractors announced a judge issued an arrest warrant for an El Mirage couple accused of stealing more than $15,000 from owners of a Surprise home in a construction fraud scheme. The State Grand Jury indicted Rafaela Juarez and Hugo Juarez-Zaragoza for Conspiracy, Illegally Conducting an Enterprise, Fraudulent Schemes & Artifices, and Theft.