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In an effort to make young people aware of the tragedy of elder abuse, Attorney General Tom Horne and the Arizona Elder Abuse Coalition have partnered in the 2014 “Why Should I Care About Elder Abuse?” Junior High School Arts Competition.

As part of National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), Attorney General Tom Horne wants to remind consumers to “just hang up” on telemarketing scammers. Every year, consumers lose thousands of dollars by paying fraudulent telemarketers for products or services that are never received, business opportunities that fail to produce income, or lotteries that provide no payout.

As the result of more than 150 consumer complaints and an undercover investigation by the State, Attorney General Tom Horne has filed a Consumer Fraud lawsuit against Dennis N. Saban and his companies, Saban’s Rent-A-Car, L.L.C., D S Rentco, Inc., and A-AAAble Rental Ltd., also doing business as Phoenix Car Rental and Saban’s Rent a Car.

Attorney General Horne is today announcing multistate and class action antitrust settlements, worth $310 million, with all the major manufacturers of Dynamic Random Access Memory computer chips (“DRAM”).

Attorney General Tom Horne is today kicking off the start of National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) with the launch of a new user-friendly website design to help Arizona consumers avoid falling victim to scams and deceptive business practices.

Attorney General Tom Horne today announced the award of over $600,000 to fund job training and employment search services programs for individuals impacted by foreclosure. These programs are funded by the national mortgage settlement reached with the nation’s five largest mortgage loan servicers (Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citi, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo).

Judge Denise Posse Lindberg of the Third Judicial District Court released a list of finalists seeking appointment to a Board of Trustees for the United Effort Plan Trust.

For the first time in history and as the result of a recently amended settlement agreement, Western Union and Arizona will take unprecedented and cooperative steps to combat money laundering. This includes Western Union’s commitment to continue to implement a series of anti-money laundering recommendations.

Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing the indictment of Roger Forney for 10 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, a Class 2 Felony. Forney pled guilty and was sentenced to 15 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections.

If you or anyone you know had family members that donated bodies to the Biological Resource Center located at 2602 S 24th St., Phoenix, AZ, and have concerns based on the news reports and joint investigation being conducted by the Attorney General’s Office and FBI, please call 602.542.8888 to provide those concerns and get further information. People are asked to leave a message and they will get a return phone call.

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