PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich is proud to announce Assistant Attorneys General Brett Harames and Nicholas Saccone have received two major awards for their outstanding work prosecuting major drug cases in Arizona.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a settlement with BTW Concerts.com, LLC, an Arizona-based concert promoter involved in the cancellation of the2015 Arizona Jazz Festival. The settlement includes up to $75,000 in restitution for consumers and bans BTW Concerts.com, LLC, and related entities BTWCruises.com, LLC, and Alternatix, Inc. from promoting concerts in Arizona.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today his office obtained a consent judgment against Mandatory Poster Agency, Inc. and its owners, for sending government “Annual Minutes” lookalike mailers. The judgment resolves a 2015 consumer fraud lawsuit filed against the business. Mandatory Poster also agreed to pay $175,500 in restitution to Arizona businesses who responded to the 2013 “Annual Minutes Requirement Statement” solicitation.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced his office obtained a $241,401 judgment against Mortgage Relief Solutions, Inc. and its owner, Eric David Brown. The judgment also prohibits Mortgage Relief Solutions and Eric Brown from engaging in mortgage or real estate-related activity in Arizona.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich released the following statement today after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit blocked a gun regulation in Washington D.C., that limited the right to carry a handgun in public to those with a special need for self-defense.
PHOENIX - Heavy rain, strong winds, and microbursts from monsoon storms can wreak havoc on homes and yards during this time of year. Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans to be wary of unsolicited contractors coming to homes and offering help with repairs or cleanup related to monsoon storms.
PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 24-year-old Arthur Michael Sesate for allegedly stealing jewelry from 7 seniors at an assisted living facility in Mesa. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office Health Care Fraud and Abuse Section and the Mesa Police Department investigated this case.
TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced 88 new criminal charges against 13 defendants accused of operating a major heroin trafficking ring in Tucson. Five of the 13 charged are also facing child abuse charges.
PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Michelle Marie Bastian will spend 8.5 years behind bars for plotting a terrorist attack at an Arizona Prison Complex. A judge also sentenced Bastian to lifetime probation after she is released from prison. In June 2017, Bastian pleaded guilty to Terrorism and Conspiracy to Commit Misconduct Involving Weapons. Bastian is the second defendant to be convicted on state terrorism charges by the Arizona Attorney General's Office.
CASA GRANDE – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Connie Villa was sentenced to life in prison without parole plus 155.5 years for killing her 13-year-old daughter and trying to poison her other three children.