Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich



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PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today he filed a formal comment with the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) asking for an exemption to the federal Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate that would otherwise cover citizens who use their personal vehicles for transporting livestock to 4-H, rodeos, and other sporting events.

Friday, February 2, 2018 - 9:59am

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Arthur Michael Sesate, was sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for stealing $10,000 worth of jewelry from elderly victims at a residential care facility. Sesate was also sentenced to 7 years of probation. The 24-year-old admitted to stealing the jewelry because he was addicted to opioids.

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 12:48pm

PHOENIX - With data breaches at an all-time high across the country, Attorney General Mark Brnovich is partnering with State Representative T.J. Shope, R-Coolidge, to introduce legislation that would help protect Arizonans from becoming victims of identity theft after a data breach.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:48pm

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced his office obtained a $2.8 million judgment against Keith Bresee, the owner of Liberty Precious Metals, LLC and Bresee Group, LLC. Bresee is accused of operating a precious metals scam out of Maricopa and Yavapai counties. The court ordered Bresee to pay $2.25 million in consumer restitution and $560,000 in civil penalties.

Monday, January 29, 2018 - 9:39am

TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Dr. Jesus Bernal, a chiropractor, was convicted by a Pima County jury for allowing an unlicensed dentist to practice out of his chiropractic clinic.

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 9:23am

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today 40-year-old John Peter Brunsman pleaded guilty to two counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor after sharing child pornography on the internet.

Friday, January 26, 2018 - 2:37pm

TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the takedown of a heroin trafficking ring that stretched from Arizona to Ohio. A State Grand Jury indicted Gabino Viramontes, Maurice Hawks, Catalina Barrera-Cruz, Ana Cabanillas, Maria Duron, Humberto Villanueva, and Mayra Villanueva for their alleged involvement in the drug trafficking ring.

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 11:20am

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced James Servellon, an unlicensed contractor, was sentenced to 3.75 years in prison and 4 years of probation. Servellon was previously on the run and listed as one of Arizona Registrar of Contractors’ “Most Wanted."

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 9:54am

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


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