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Attorney General Brnovich Secures Nearly $25 Million in Consent Agreement with APS

Historic Settlement Provides Restitution to over 200,000 Consumers

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that his office secured an agreement with Arizona Public Service Company (APS), providing $24 million for approximately 225,000 APS consumers who were not on their most economical rate plan for electric utility service.

Charter School and Two Co-Founders Indicted for Fraud, Theft

GOODYEAR - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that a State Grand Jury indicted Incito Schools, along with its two co-founders, April Black and Amanda Jelleson, for a fraud scheme alleged to have occurred between November 2016 and November 2017. The defendants were arraigned in court on Wednesday morning.
 
The defendants are alleged to have provided falsified information, including paystubs, to the Maricopa County Superintendent's Office in order to obtain grant funding, which they then failed to provide to the appropriate teachers.

Free No-Contact Shred-A-Thon and Prescription Drug Take Back Event this Weekend in Mesa

What: The Attorney General’s Office, Mesa Police Department, and Living Word Bible Church are hosting a FREE no-contact Shred-A-Thon and Prescription Drug Take-Back event this Saturday, February 20, in Mesa. AARP is generously providing the trucks for the event.

Event volunteers and participants will follow current CDC social distancing guidelines. The public will be asked to remain in their vehicle during the event. Participants are asked to place documents and unwanted prescription drugs in the trunk of their vehicle before arriving.

Attorney General Brnovich Announces $600,000 in Grant Awards to Child and Family Advocacy Centers

Funding will help provide services to victims of family violence and sexual assault 

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has awarded $600,000 in grants to 20 different Child and Family Advocacy Centers (CFACs) across the state. CFACs provide victim-focused programs and help coordinate critical services to victims of family violence and sexual assault, including children.

AG Mark Brnovich Announces Racial Discrimination Civil Rights Settlement Against Tucson Company

TUCSON- Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the Attorney General’s Office Civil Rights Division (Division) has settled an employment discrimination charge based on race on behalf of a victim against Tucson Recovery Villa Maria, formerly known as Unhooked Recovery, Inc. d/b/a Unhooked Recovery Villa Maria (Unhooked Recovery), which operates residential alcohol and substance abuse programs at its locations in Mesa and Tucson.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Files Lawsuit to Halt New DHS Immigration Policy that Could Endanger Arizonans

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsuit today against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and federal officials over its new policy to pause nearly all deportations for 100 days. The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is asking the U.S. District Court in Arizona to rule the new policy violates federal law and Arizona’s existing agreement with DHS.