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AG Mark Brnovich Leads Coalition to Protect Second Amendment

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich is leading a coalition of 22 states urging the Ninth Circuit to protect Americans’ right to bear arms and uphold a lower court’s decision to strike down a California law that bans popular rifles.

“Our Second Amendment is constantly under attack from out-of-touch Californians and ignorant special interest groups,” said Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “America must never abandon her law-abiding citizens and their fundamental right to defend themselves.”

AG Mark Brnovich Joins 16-State Coalition Combatting Unconstitutional Climate Change Disclosure Initiative

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich joined a 16-state coalition in pushing back against a Biden Administration initiative that would require companies to make policy statements unrelated to financial performance to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a move the attorneys general argue serves a political agenda while decimating freedom of speech.
 

Tucson Man Accused of Taking Money from Vulnerable Adults

TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that Hector Andres Aleman has been indicted by a state Grand Jury with 20 criminal charges including Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, Forgery, Computer Tampering, and Taking the Identity of Another. The charges stem from Aleman allegedly using a position of trust to take advantage of three vulnerable adults by gaining access to the victims’ funds and transferring the money to himself. 

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Fights to Protect Consumers in Class Action Lawsuit

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that the Ninth Circuit reversed a Wesson Oil class action settlement where the majority of the money went to attorneys and not to consumers.

Plaintiffs alleged that the company, Conagra, made misleading claims that its Wesson cooking oil products were “100% Natural” when they were not. Consumers filed a putative class-action lawsuit in 2011. A settlement was reached that gave plaintiffs’ attorneys close to $7 million and less than $1 million to class members.

Attorney General Brnovich Settles Race Discrimination Allegations with Uber, Postmates, DoorDash

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office (AGO) settled civil rights cases involving Uber Eats, Postmates, and DoorDash (Companies) regarding allegations of discrimination based on race. The Companies can no longer offer price distinctions based on a person’s race.

AG Brnovich Announces 26,000+ Arizonans Mailed Checks in Landmark Home Warranty Settlement

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that checks are in the mail for more than 26,000 Arizona consumers following a $1.75 million settlement reached with the Arizona Attorney General's Office (AGO) and Landmark Home Warranty (Landmark). The settlement stems from consumer complaints alleging Landmark made promises on expedited air conditioning services on which they failed to deliver. Additionally, Arizonans who did not receive service within 24 hours are eligible for restitution up to $1,000.