Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich



Press Releases

Attorney General Mark Brnovich reminds Arizona consumers that the deadline to file a claim form for a foreclosed borrower payment under the National SunTrust Mortgage (SunTrust) Settlement is June 4, 2015. Consumers who lost their primary residences to foreclosure by SunTrust between January 1, 2008 and December 31, 2013 may be eligible.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich warns Arizonans that scammers are pretending to be government officials in a new round of fraudulent phone calls. This is a variation of an old scam but now scammers claim they are calling from agencies including the Office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, the Office of Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, the Internal Revenue Service and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning businesses to be cautious of the “invoice scam” that seems to be recirculating. Some of the common “invoice scams” include fraudulent charges for printer toner, directory listings and compliance services. Scammers are sending invoices to businesses hoping they will pay the invoice without verifying its legitimacy.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the attorneys general of 30 other states announced today a major settlement with the three largest national credit reporting agencies— Equifax Information Services LLC, Experian Information Solutions Inc., and TransUnion LLC. An assurance of discontinuance was reached to settle concerns that the credit reporting agencies engaged in conduct that violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, along with law enforcement partners in every other state in the nation, the District of Columbia, and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), jointly filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona against four phony cancer charities and their operators, who allegedly scammed more than $187 million throughout the country.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office has settled a consumer fraud lawsuit against Express Home Services LLC, doing business in Arizona as Express Flooring. In a Complaint filed in Pima County Superior Court on March 25, 2015, the State alleged that Express Flooring failed to provide consumers with notices that are required for home solicitation sales, including a notice of the consumer’s right to cancel his or her purchase within three business days.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that 65-year-old Charles Arthur Cagle has been sentenced to 62 years in prison for committing 15 felonies

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that Arizona will receive approximately $450,000 from national lawsuits against Sprint and Verizon.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office recently filed a complaint with the Maricopa County Superior Court against Chalice Renee Zeitner for allegedly faking a cancer diagnosis in order to get the state to pay for her late-term abortion.

Staff from the Office of the Arizona Attorney General will come together to raise money for Wounded Warrior Project. 25 employees will participate in firearms training with all proceeds going to the non- profit that helps meet the needs of wounded service members.


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