Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich

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01/2018

AG Brnovich & 48 States Reach $45 Million Settlement with PHH Mortgage Corporation

For Immediate Release: January 03, 2018
Contact: Mia Garcia (602) 339-5895 or Mia.Garcia@azag.gov

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich, 48 other state attorneys general, and the District of Columbia have reached a $45 million settlement with New Jersey-based mortgage lender and servicer PHH Mortgage Corporation. More than 2,000 Arizona families are expected to qualify for settlement payments.

Tempe Man Charged with Operating Illegal Cannabis Extraction Lab

For Immediate Release: January 08, 2018
Contact: Mia Garcia (602) 339-5895 or Mia.Garcia@azag.gov

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Jacque Glessner for allegedly operating a large-scale illegal cannabis extraction lab inside of a Tempe condo. Cannabis extraction labs, which extract Butane Honey Oil or BHO, are extremely flammable and can easily cause explosions and flash fires.

Owner of Real Estate Company Pleads Guilty to Defrauding Arizona Families

For Immediate Release: January 11, 2018
Contact: Mia Garcia (602) 339-5895 or Mia.Garcia@azag.gov

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Francisco Aguirre, the owner of Montecristo Properties, pleaded guilty to defrauding 40 families in a real estate scam. Aguirre pleaded guilty to one count of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, one count of Theft, and two counts of Forgery. Under the plea agreement, Aguirre will spend 7.5 years in prison. He must also pay $2 million in full restitution to the victims.

AG Brnovich Urges California Court To Reject Imbalanced Class Action Softball Bats Settlement

For Immediate Release: January 16, 2018
Contact: Mia Garcia (602) 339-5895 or Mia.Garcia@azag.gov

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a letter brief urging a federal court in California to reject an imbalanced class action settlement relating to Wilson & DeMarini softball bats that would give the class action lawyers in the case the majority of the settlement and leave consumers taking home only coupons of questionable value.

AG Brnovich Teams Up with Truckers to Save Victims of Human Trafficking

For Immediate Release: January 17, 2018
Contact: Mia Garcia (602) 339-5895 or Mia.Garcia@azag.gov

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich, Truckers Against Trafficking, the Arizona Trucking Association, Albertsons, and Help Inc., are proud to announce a new partnership to help rescue victims of human trafficking. More than 25,000 rescue stickers will be placed on semi-trucks throughout Arizona to encourage victims of human trafficking to call or text for help. January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month.

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