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PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced his office will defend an Arizona law that prevents state-funded contractors from boycotting Israel. Brnovich filed a Motion to Dismiss in Jordahl v. et al arguing Arizona’s law was enacted to prevent national origin discrimination.

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 1:26pm

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich, Truckers Against Trafficking, the Arizona Trucking Association, Albertsons, and Help Inc., are proud to announce a new partnership to help rescue victims of human trafficking. More than 25,000 rescue stickers will be placed on semi-trucks throughout Arizona to encourage victims of human trafficking to call or text for help. January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 9:47am

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich worked with State Representative Jeff Weninger (R-LD 17 Chandler) to introduce legislation that will reduce regulatory burdens for Arizona companies using technology to provide new financial products and services.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 3:34pm

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a letter brief urging a federal court in California to reject an imbalanced class action settlement relating to Wilson & DeMarini softball bats that would give the class action lawyers in the case the majority of the settlement and leave consumers taking home only coupons of questionable value.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 12:07pm

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich will join Truckers Against Trafficking, the Arizona Trucking Association, Albertsons, and Help Inc., to announce a new partnership to help rescue victims of human trafficking. 25,000 rescue stickers will be placed on semi-trucks throughout Arizona to encourage victims to call or text for help. The Freedom Drivers Project, the first-of-its-kind mobile exhibit, will also be on display to help educate the public and members of the trucking industry about the realities of human trafficking and how the trucking industry is combating it. January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 1:58pm

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Francisco Aguirre, the owner of Montecristo Properties, pleaded guilty to defrauding 40 families in a real estate scam. Aguirre pleaded guilty to one count of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, one count of Theft, and two counts of Forgery. Under the plea agreement, Aguirre will spend 7.5 years in prison. He must also pay $2 million in full restitution to the victims.

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:31pm

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Jacque Glessner for allegedly operating a large-scale illegal cannabis extraction lab inside of a Tempe condo. Cannabis extraction labs, which extract Butane Honey Oil or BHO, are extremely flammable and can easily cause explosions and flash fires.

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 3:13pm

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Robert Canales on five counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor, two counts of Molestation of a Child, and three counts of Sexual Conduct with a Minor. The indictment alleges that Canales was the individual that engaged in communications with Keri Harwood to purchase videos of Harwood sexually exploiting two children between May 1, 2017 and August 13, 2017. It is alleged that these videos were emailed to Canales in Texas and Canales paid Harwood for these videos.

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 9:17am

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed an Arizona Consumer Fraud Lawsuit against INT Sourcing LLC, Premiere Office Supplies LLC, and their owner James R. Deremiah. The Defendants are accused of sending fake toner cartridge invoices to churches, schools, and businesses to trick businesses into paying the fake invoice as a routine business matter. Those involved in scams such as the one alleged are known in the copier and printer industry as “toner pirates.”

Friday, January 5, 2018 - 12:02pm

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Keith Bresee for one count of Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices and 20 counts of Theft. Bresee is accused of stealing more than $1,000,000 from clients who invested in precious metals.

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 12:25pm

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