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$340,000 Fine Against Desert Valley Aire for Illegal Telemarketing Calls

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Desert Valley Aire Inc. will pay $340,000 in civil fines for repeatedly calling Arizonans on the “Do Not Call” Registry. In a consent judgment reached with the Attorney General’s Office, Desert Valley Aire admitted to making at least 25,000 illegal telemarketing calls from 2011 to 2015. The company is also banned from making telemarketing calls for 5 years.

33-Year-Old AZ Woman Accused of Using Xbox to Lure 14-Year-Old Boy for Sex

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 33-year-old Lisa Corn on child sex charges after she allegedly sent a 14-year-old boy pornographic pictures of herself. Corn met the victim in an Xbox video game chat room. She is also accused of attempting to lure the 14-year-old to meet her for sex. Investigators believe there may be additional victims and anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Arizona Attorney General’s Office at (602) 542-3881.

AG Brnovich Obtains Full Restitution for Victims of Annual Minutes Scam

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich obtained a consent judgment against Compliance Filings Service for allegedly sending government look-alike “Annual Minutes” mailers to Arizona businesses. The consent judgment requires Compliance Filings Service to pay $88,650 in restitution. All of the 850 Arizona businesses that mailed a check to Compliance Filings Service will have the opportunity to receive a full refund.

Former Quartzsite PD Evidence Tech Indicted on Theft Charges

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 46-year-old Christy Conley, a former Quartzsite Police Department evidence technician, on charges related to stealing money that she was responsible for safeguarding as evidence. Conley is also accused of lighting a fire inside of the evidence room in an attempt to cover her tracks.

AG Brnovich Secures $40 Million Volkswagen Consumer Fraud Settlement

$10.5 Million for Arizona Consumers
$20 Million to Help Fund K-12 Education

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today a $40 million settlement with Volkswagen to resolve false advertising claims involving so-called “Clean Diesel” cars and Volkswagen’s well-publicized diesel engine scandal. Under the settlement, VW agrees to pay Arizona consumers up to $1,000 for every qualifying vehicle. Arizona is the first state to obtain a direct consumer restitution payment as a result of a state enforcement action.