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TUCSON – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a judge sentenced Jesse Ryan Swaffar to 100 years in prison for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. In November, a jury found Swaffar guilty of 10 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor after investigators found thousands of videos and pictures of child pornography on Swaffar's computer.
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 2:10pm
PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced an auto glass company is banned from making telemarketing calls for 6 years as part of a settlement in an Arizona Consumer Fraud Lawsuit. Under the settlement, Larmore Auto Glass, LLC admitted to placing illegal telemarketing calls to Arizonans listed on the National Do Not Call Registry. Larmore Auto Glass agreed to pay the State $50,000 in civil penalties.
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 11:15am
PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is proud to release the following statement after Governor Doug Ducey appointed Solicitor General John R. Lopez IV to the Supreme Court of Arizona:
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 1:30pm
PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich released the following statement after U.S. District Judge David G. Campbell upheld the legality of Arizona laws on identity theft. Judge Campbell ruled Arizona’s workplace identity theft laws, which were challenged in Puente v. Arpaio, serve as a legitimate law enforcement tool in combatting identity theft.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 1:08pm
PHOENIX – With Black Friday just days away, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is reminding Arizonans to watch out for potential scams while shopping this holiday season.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 3:22pm
PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced AZAG Special Agents arrested Lance Wills for allegedly stealing more than $150,000 from Arizona families in a construction fraud scheme. The arrest comes after a State Grand Jury indicted Wills on six felony counts in October 2016.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 10:55am
PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 18-year-old Meetkumar Desai for allegedly carrying out a reckless cyberattack on 911 emergency call systems in Maricopa County. Desai is facing four felony counts of Computer Tampering.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 1:26pm
TUCSON – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a jury found Jesse Ryan Swaffar guilty of 10 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. A Tucson Police Department investigation found thousands of videos and pictures of child pornography on Swaffar's computer.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 3:09pm
PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the Phoenix Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation announced today the first successful prosecution of a state level Terrorism charge in Arizona. A judge sentenced 18-year-old Mahin Khan to 8 years in prison for plotting a terrorist attack at a Motor Vehicle Division office in Maricopa County. Khan will be placed on lifetime probation after his release from prison.
Friday, November 4, 2016 - 1:52pm
PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the Arizona Registrar of Contractors announced a judge issued an arrest warrant for an El Mirage couple accused of stealing more than $15,000 from owners of a Surprise home in a construction fraud scheme. The State Grand Jury indicted Rafaela Juarez and Hugo Juarez-Zaragoza for Conspiracy, Illegally Conducting an Enterprise, Fraudulent Schemes & Artifices, and Theft.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 1:26pm