PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich today filed a Petition for Special Action alleging the City of Tucson’s gun destruction ordinance violates Arizona law. State law prohibits local governments from destroying firearms. However, the City of Tucson enacted an ordinance that requires police to destroy seized firearms.
PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich issued a consumer alert today reminding Arizona shoppers to watch out for puppy scams during the holiday season. Every year the Attorney General's Office receives consumer complaints from Arizonans who purchased sick puppies or fell victim to internet puppy scams. For example, consumers claimed the puppy advertised looked different than the pet received or the puppy quickly became ill.
TUCSON – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a judge sentenced Jesse Ryan Swaffar to 100 years in prison for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. In November, a jury found Swaffar guilty of 10 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor after investigators found thousands of videos and pictures of child pornography on Swaffar's computer.
"Swaffar exploited and victimized innocent children," said Attorney General Mark Brnovich. "This case highlights the importance of working together to protect our most vulnerable from child predators."
PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced an auto glass company is banned from making telemarketing calls for 6 years as part of a settlement in an Arizona Consumer Fraud Lawsuit. Under the settlement, Larmore Auto Glass, LLC admitted to placing illegal telemarketing calls to Arizonans listed on the National Do Not Call Registry. Larmore Auto Glass agreed to pay the State $50,000 in civil penalties.