PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Michael Wayne Higgins on 1 count of Unlawful Discharge and 1 count of Criminal Damage, both class 5 felonies.
BULLHEAD CITY - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced his office filed an Arizona Consumer Fraud Lawsuit against Malows Jet Ski Rentals, LLC, and its owner Fariba Badre and manager Mahriar Akbari. Malows Jet Ski Rentals is accused of using misleading advertisements and charging consumers far more than advertised prices.
PHOENIX - Arizona Assistant Attorney General Scott Blake was awarded Felony Prosecutor of the Year Large Jurisdiction by the Arizona Prosecuting Attorneys’ Advisory Council (APAAC) at the 2017 APAAC Annual Prosecutor Conference. APAAC serves over 800 full-time state, county, and municipal prosecutors.
PHOENIX - This summer’s record-breaking temperatures are maxing out air conditioners and putting local families at risk for air conditioning repair scams. Attorney General Mark Brnovich says Arizonans need to search for a reputable service company and follow the tips below to avoid high-pressure sales tactics and unneeded or costly repairs.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced 62-year-old Dianne Butler was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison for stealing nearly $800,000 from her disabled mother’s retirement account. Butler pleaded guilty to one count of Theft of Vulnerable Adult and one count of Unlawful Use of Power of Attorney.
PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Omar Abuarar and Nathmi Abuarar for allegedly selling spice, a synthetic drug in mini-markets in the Phoenix area.
TUCSON – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 57-year-old Jose Manuel Contreras and 66-year-old Maria Rosete Valenzuela for allegedly operating an unlicensed dental practice and selling prescription drugs in Tucson.
PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Michelle Marie Bastian pleaded guilty to Terrorism and Conspiracy to Commit Misconduct Involving Weapons. This is the second defendant convicted on state terrorism charges by the Arizona Attorney General's Office.
PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich, leading a bi-partisan coalition of 13 state Attorneys General from across the country, filed a brief in federal appeals court to protect Arizona consumers from abuse in the class action settlement process. In the Amicus Brief, Attorney General Brnovich asked the appeals court to reverse a lower court approval of a proposed class action settlement that would send $8.5 million to class action attorneys but only $225,000 in cash to consumer class members.