201806

Former Registered Nurse Accused of Taking Narcotic Drugs Intended for Patients

PHOENIX — Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted former Registered Nurse Danielle Lynn Langham on 23 drug diversion related offenses.

Investigators say 44-year-old Langham worked at a Scottsdale surgery center where she tampered with and diverted narcotic medications (Fentanyl and Dilaudid) from vials on hand at the surgery center.  It was further alleged that she was diverting the prescription drugs for her personal use and that she refilled the vials with sterile saline to avoid getting caught.          

AZ Attorney General's Office Seeks to Intervene in Federal Appeal to Stop Serial Litigator

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a motion to intervene in a pending federal appeal Friday in a continuation of his efforts to stop improper serial lawsuits filed by Mr. Peter Strojnik against Arizona businesses.

U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow recently dismissed 15 of these suits and consolidated the rest for an appeal to the Ninth Circuit.  The Attorney General’s motion to intervene in this appeal is part of his broader efforts to protect Arizona businesses by shutting down Mr. Strojnik’s abusive litigation tactics.

Arizona Attorney General's Office Announces $400,000 in Community Grants to Educate Youth on Opioid Abuse

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that three community organizations from across the state will receive a total of $400,000 in grants to help combat youth opioid abuse within Arizona. The grants will be used to educate middle and high school aged youth, and 18-21 year old college students at Yavapai College and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University about the dangers of opioid misuse and abuse.

AG Brnovich Announces $100M Settlement with Citibank for Manipulating LIBOR

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich today announced a $100 million settlement with Citibank which resolves allegations that Citibank fraudulently and collusively manipulated LIBOR. LIBOR is a benchmark interest rate that affects financial instruments worth trillions of dollars and has a widespread impact on global markets and consumers. Approximately $2.75 million in restitution will be distributed to Arizona nonprofit organizations that were affected.