PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Rebecca Sigeti, of Payson, was sentenced to serve six years in the Arizona Department of Corrections followed by seven years of supervised probation. Sigeti worked as an accountant and stole money from her employers, the Pine-Strawberry Water Improvement District and Sunny Mountain Realty.
TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Donald Theodore Diaz, Jr. with eight counts of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices and one count of Theft allegedly committed between December 2011 and April 2018.
PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced 25-year-old Marco Antonio Alvarado, of El Mirage, was sentenced Friday to 12 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections after being convicted on felony charges of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and Attempted Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Alvarado will serve a consecutive term of lifetime probation upon his release from prison, and will have to register as a sex offender.
PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today the approval of three more Arizona FinTech Sandbox participants, Align Income Share Funding, Inc., ENIAN, Ltd., and Verdigris Holdings Inc. The program, which was launched in August of 2018, now has six participants.
PHOENIX -- In a continuation of his ongoing effort to protect consumers from unfair class action settlements, Attorney General Mark Brnovich this week led a bipartisan coalition of twelve state Attorneys General in urging a New Hampshire federal court to reject a proposed class action settlement against Dial Corporation that would send 60% of the settlement cash to attorneys instead of consumers.
Lawsuit Alleges Conspiracy to Fix Prices and Allocate Markets
for More Than 100 Generic Drugs
PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office’s Consumer Protection Section obtained a Stipulated Judgment in Maricopa County Superior Court against Amru Abdalla, Emad Abdalla, (collectively “Abdalla Brothers”) and their company, Bargain Moving, Inc. This Stipulated Judgment resolves the State’s consumer fraud and contempt action against the Abdalla Brothers who repeatedly violated previous court-ordered settlements.
Federal legislation would allow states that have legalized certain uses of marijuana to bring that commerce into the banking system
PHOENIX --- Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that five national organizations and a group of law professors have supported the Arizona Attorney General’s Office legal challenge to California’s “doing business” tax that is illegally imposed on Arizona individuals and businesses. The National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF), DRI Voice of Defense Bar (DRI), National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Southeastern Legal Foundation, Cato Institute, and Law Professors together filed four amicus briefs in support of Arizona’s lawsuit.
Arizona Joins Coalition of 42 Attorneys General Urging FCC to Take Action Against Robocalls, Caller ID Spoofing
Attorneys General Press FCC to Act Further to Reduce Spoofed Calls and Texts
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, a coalition of 42 Attorneys General joined in calling on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to take further action to stop the growing proliferation of illegal robocalls and spoofing.