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PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a judge sentenced Michael Duane Mullet to 10 years in prison for stealing from his employer. In January 2017, a jury found Mullet guilty of Fraud and Theft for devising a…

PHOENIX - In recognition of Arizona Consumer Protection Week, Attorney General Mark Brnovich released a list of the Top AZ Consumer Fraud Complaints received in 2016.  The Attorney General’s Office received more than 15,000…

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 57 year old former investment advisor Richard Mark Schmerman for his alleged misappropriation of over $800,000 of his client’s funds.  Schmerman is…

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today a judge dismissed more than 1,000 frivolous lawsuits filed by a serial litigator against Arizona small businesses. Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID…

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 19 year old Israel Carrasco and his older brother, 21 year old Enrique Luna for their alleged involvement in an unsolved murder in Glendale. Carrasco…

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Jason Siebert-Thomas and Daylon G. Pierce for their alleged involvement in a credit card scheme targeting deceased credit card holders. Nine…

PHOENIX – As Valentine’s Day approaches, Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans to watch out for online dating romance scams. A State Grand Jury indicted Daylon Pierce on 29 felony charges for his alleged involvement…

Phoenix, AZ - Today a judge ruled Arizona can proceed with a Consumer Fraud Lawsuit against Volkswagen despite a federal settlement reached in 2016.

"This appears to be one of the largest cases of false advertising we have ever seen,"…

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans to beware of the “Can You Hear Me?” robocall scam. Over the last few days, concerned Arizonans have contacted the Attorney General’s Office to report suspicious calls…

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich today announced a settlement with Western Union designed to protect consumers from wire fraud scams. Under the multi-state settlement, Western Union is required to develop an anti-fraud…