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Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Attorneys General in 48 other states have reached a $71 million settlement with pharmaceutical company Amgen Inc. The settlement resolves allegations that Amgen harmed consumers by unlawfully promoting medications Aranesp and Enbrel exposing consumers to high costs and to serious adverse events.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 9:48am
Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today the settlement of a consumer fraud lawsuit against Allstars Movers and Storage Inc. and its owner, Amru Abdalla. The consent judgment prohibits Abdalla from engaging in the moving, packing, and/or storage business for two years.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 5:17pm
Attorney General Mark Brnovich today announced the filing of a consumer fraud lawsuit against a Tucson business accused of offering fraudulent legal services. The complaint alleges Ofelia Olivas Lizarraga, who did business as Multiservicios Olivas, LLC, falsely represented that she was qualified and authorized to provide legal advice and prepare legal documents on immigration, divorce, and other legal matters.
Monday, August 10, 2015 - 2:32pm
Today, Ilda M. Garcia, of Tucson was sentenced to 7 years in prison for her role in performing dangerous surgical procedures such as liposuction and medical injections without a medical license. Garcia did not have any medical training, education, or licensing.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 5:57am
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich today joined Attorneys General in 15 other states to request the EPA immediately stay Section 111(d) of the Obama administration’s finalized “Clean Power Plan.” A stay is a legal procedure that will ensure Arizonans will not be forced to suffer serious harm until the courts have had an opportunity to review the rule’s legality.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6:15am
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich today announced the sentencing of Larry Dahl, a former Phoenix attorney. Dahl was sentenced to 3.25 years in prison and 7 years supervised probation after defrauding his former clients of $2,940,439.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 11:03am
Today, Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the addition of a key member to his communications team. Mia Garcia will serve as Spokesperson, handling the day-to-day communications for the Arizona Attorney General’s Office. Garcia will make the transition after a 14-year career in television news.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 6:23am
Today, Arizona Attorney General Brnovich announced that Nelda Jean Nicholson of Phoenix was sentenced on July 14 to 3 ½ years in prison for stealing more than $100,000 from a Phoenix healthcare provider and a Scottsdale church. Nicholson, who served as a bookkeeper for both groups, had been arrested by officers from the Attorney General’s Office and the Phoenix Police Department in January.
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 5:31pm
On July 6, 2015, 36 year old Gabriel Christopher Morris of Tucson was sentenced to 20 years in prison after a jury in Pima County Superior Court found him guilty on a number of theft and forgery-related felonies. Mr. Morris is a career criminal who on May 1st, after a four day trial, was found guilty by a jury on 6 separate counts. The investigation, conducted by the Arizona Department of Insurance and subsequent trial, prosecuted by Assistant Arizona Attorney General Beverly Rudnick, uncovered a number of stolen and forged items in Mr. Morris’ possession. These included $21,000 in U.S. Savings Bonds which were stolen from a Tucson home in 2013, resulting in a conviction on a class three felony theft count.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:50am
Chase Bank USA N.A. and Chase Bankcard Services Inc. will reform its unlawful credit card debt collection practices through a $136 million joint state-federal settlement reached with Attorney General Mark Brnovich, attorneys general in 47 states plus the District of Columbia, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Arizona will receive $3.1 million as a result of the national settlement.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 11:03am