Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich



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PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted an Arizona inmate and his wife on state terrorism charges. Thomas Orville Bastian and Michelle Marie Bastian are accused of acting together while plotting to commit an act of terrorism at the Arizona State Prison Complex – Lewis. It is alleged that they conspired to construct and set off an explosive device within the prison facility.

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 7:36am

PHOENIX - Today, Attorney General Brnovich, leading a coalition of seventeen Attorneys General from across the country, filed a brief in the United States Supreme Court as part of his continuing effort to protect Arizona consumers from abuse in the class action settlement process. In the brief, Attorney General Brnovich asked the Supreme Court to create a nationwide rule that class action attorneys’ fees in common-fund cash settlements can only be based off the amount actually paid out to the consumers in the class. This rule will help make sure that the class action process works to the benefit of consumers by ensuring that class action lawyers get paid only in direct proportion to the amount consumers actually get paid.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 2:28pm

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a Pima County Superior Court found 3 Gorillas Moving and Storage, LLC violated the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act and ordered the company to pay more than $17,000 in consumer restitution. 3 Gorillas Moving was owned and operated by Troy Emerson.

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 12:41pm

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced his office filed a Consumer Fraud Lawsuit against Phoenix-based Arch Vacations, Inc. and its President, Darlene Ziebell. The lawsuit alleges Arch Vacations and Ziebell violated the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act by using deceptive sales tactics to convince consumers to buy vacation packages. The lawsuit further alleges the company and Ziebell unfairly omitted important facts causing customers to misunderstand what they were purchasing.

Monday, October 17, 2016 - 7:37am

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the Phoenix Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced 18 year old Mahin Khan pled guilty to Terrorism, Conspiracy to Commit Terrorism, and Conspiracy to Commit Misconduct Involving Weapons. This is the first prosecution of a state level Terrorism charge in Arizona.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 1:48pm

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich today is warning Arizonans to watch out for hurricane charity scams as they make donations to help those impacted by Hurricane Matthew.

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 12:53pm

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich along with 49 other State Attorneys General announce a settlement with USA Discounters, a company accused of defrauding military service members all across the country.

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 2:44pm

FLAGSTAFF – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich will be opening a Flagstaff Satellite Office on Thursday, October 6th. The office will be open on the first and third Thursday of each month from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm at the Joe C. Montoya Community and Senior Center at 245 N. Thorpe Road, Flagstaff, AZ.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 12:31pm

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced former Maricopa County Probation Officer Mary Ellen Beck pleaded guilty to a fraudulent check forging scheme that targeted people who were on probation. At least 39 probationers were victimized with a total loss of $18,000.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 11:23am

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich along with Attorneys General in Texas, Oklahoma, and Nevada filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday night to stop the Obama Administration from ceding U.S. Government trusteeship of the Internet to an unregulated and nongovernmental international body. The lawsuit challenges the Constitutionality of the transfer and alleges violations of the First Amendment.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 8:10am


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