TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Gloria Gonzalez, Rosa Marie Espinoza, Francisco Javier Daniel, Victor Martinez-Vega, and Ricardo Valenzuela Parada on 57 counts including Illegally Conducting an Enterprise, Conspiracy, Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, Forgery, and Identity Theft.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Reynard Gordon and Theresa Alice Titus were convicted of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, Theft from a Vulnerable Adult, and two counts of Forgery after a jury trial in Cochise County.
AG Brnovich Expresses Strong Opposition to Proposal that Would Dramatically Increase Entrance Fees at National Parks
PHOENIX– Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that he is part of bipartisan coalition of 11 attorneys general expressing strong opposition to the National Park Service's ("NPS") proposal to dramatically increase entrance fees at 17 national parks.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich applauds the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") for adopting new rules to protect consumers from unwanted robocalls. The new rules will allow phone companies to proactively block calls that are likely to be fraudulent because they come from certain types of phone numbers.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today the appointment of Angela Paton as the state's new Assistant Solicitor General. Angie will join the Attorney General’s Office on November 20, 2017. She is replacing the Honorable Jennifer Perkins, who was recently appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich and a coalition of 22 states are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the practice of lawmaker-led prayer at public meetings.
The coalition intends to file a brief Wednesday asking the Supreme Court to hear arguments and confirm the constitutionality of the practice. Such a decision would clear confusion among the lower courts and strike down a ruling that impacts Arizona.
Arizona Victims of Western Union Money Transfer Scams May File for Refunds from the $586M Western Union Fund
PHOENIX - Arizona consumers who sent money to scammers using Western Union’s wire transfer service may file a claim to get their money back. Approximately 10,000 Arizonans could receive as much as $11.56 million in refunds.
TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Mary McNabb, the former bookkeeper for the Arizona Conference of Police and Sheriffs ("AZCOPS"), was sentenced to 3 years in prison and 7 years probation for stealing from her former employer.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) announced Michael Wayne Higgins, a former truck driver, pleaded guilty to 1 count of Unlawful Discharge, a Water Quality Violation, a class 5 felony.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a serial litigant organization will soon be permanently barred from filing frivolous disability lawsuits against Arizona businesses. The settlement comes after Judge David M. Talamante dismissed more than 1,000 lawsuits filed by Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (“AID”). Under the settlement, AID agrees to a number of significant concessions, including: