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AG Brnovich Obtains Refunds for Arizonans after Canceled Concerts

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.

$400k Judgment Against Company that Sent Deceptive Mailers to AZ Businesses

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.  

Michelle Bastian Sentenced to Prison after Plotting Terror Attack in Arizona

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.