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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich warns Arizonans that scammers are pretending to be government officials in a new round of fraudulent phone calls. This is a variation of an old scam but now scammers claim they are calling from agencies including the Office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, the Office of Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:31am
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning businesses to be cautious of the “invoice scam” that seems to be recirculating. Some of the common “invoice scams” include fraudulent charges for printer toner, directory listings and compliance services. Scammers are sending invoices to businesses hoping they will pay the invoice without verifying its legitimacy.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 11:51am
Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the attorneys general of 30 other states announced today a major settlement with the three largest national credit reporting agencies— Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc., and TransUnion LLC. An assurance of discontinuance was reached to settle concerns that the credit reporting agencies engaged in conduct that violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 11:17am
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, along with law enforcement partners in every other state in the nation, the District of Columbia, and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), jointly filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona against four phony cancer charities and their operators, who allegedly scammed more than $187 million throughout the country.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 7:31pm
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office has settled a consumer fraud lawsuit against Express Home Services LLC, doing business in Arizona as Express Flooring. In a Complaint filed in Pima County Superior Court on March 25, 2015, the State alleged that Express Flooring failed to provide consumers with notices that are required for home solicitation sales, including a notice of the consumer’s right to cancel his or her purchase within three business days.
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 3:23pm
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that 65-year-old Charles Arthur Cagle has been sentenced to 62 years in prison for committing 15 felonies
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 11:04am
Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that Arizona will receive approximately $450,000 from national lawsuits against Sprint and Verizon.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 10:47am
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office recently filed a complaint with the Maricopa County Superior Court against Chalice Renee Zeitner for allegedly faking a cancer diagnosis in order to get the state to pay for her late-term abortion.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 1:41pm
Staff from the Office of the Arizona Attorney General will come together to raise money for Wounded Warrior Project. 25 employees will participate in firearms training with all proceeds going to the non- profit that helps meet the needs of wounded service members.
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 1:24pm
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich took a trip to Sonora, Mexico earlier this week. He met with Sonora Attorney General Carlos Navarro, Sonora Governor Guillermo Padres Elias, and President of the Sonora Supreme Court Juan Sebastian Sotomayor Tovar, among other government officials. Brnovich spent two days visiting with Navarro in Hermosillo, Sonora. The meeting was organized by the Conference of Western Attorneys General to further discussions regarding cooperation between the neighboring states that began in Phoenix in March.
Friday, May 1, 2015 - 11:15am