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Attorney General Mark Brnovich is pleased to announce that yesterday, Federal District Court Judge Ralph Erickson issued an order in delaying the effective date of the Environmental Protection Agency and Army Corp of Engineers’ “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) Rule in Arizona and 12 other states. The rule was originally scheduled to take effect today, August 28, 2015.
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 9:35am
Attorney General Mark Brnovich today announced the settlement of a consumer fraud lawsuit against Go Green Today, LLC (“Go Green”), an Arizona-based solar company that allegedly made thousands of unwanted telephone calls to consumers on the FTC’s National Do Not Call Registry (DNC). In addition to making unsolicited telemarketing calls, Go Green also violated the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act (ACFA) in the marketing and sale of solar products. Under the consent judgment, up to $55,000 in restitution will be paid to victims.
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 1:36pm
Attorney General Mark Brnovich today announced new felony charges against Chalice Renee Zeitner, an Arizona woman previously accused of faking cancer to obtain a state paid late-term abortion. Zeitner is now facing 8-felony charges for allegedly scamming veterans charities out of thousands of dollars. A grand jury indicted Zeitner on August 17, 2015.
Monday, August 24, 2015 - 1:23pm
Attorney General Mark Brnovich returns to Arizona after a successful trip to Mexico for the annual Conferencia Nacional de Procuración de Justicia or Mexico's National Attorneys General Conference. Brnovich met Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto and Mexico's Federal Attorney General Arely Gómez González while attending the conference. "It was an honor and privilege to be able to participate in this conference,” said Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. "We continue to work diligently with our southern neighbors to combat drug and human trafficking.”
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 12:42pm
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the owners of multiple Tucson RV consignment businesses will go to prison for their role in defrauding 24 victims out of $423,542. Lorenzo Caracciolo Sr. was sentenced to five years in prison and his son, Lorenzo Caracciolo Jr., was sentenced to two and a half years in prison.
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 10:34am
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and Attorneys General in 48 other states have reached a $71 million settlement with pharmaceutical company Amgen Inc. The settlement resolves allegations that Amgen harmed consumers by unlawfully promoting medications Aranesp and Enbrel exposing consumers to high costs and to serious adverse events.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 9:48am
Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today the settlement of a consumer fraud lawsuit against Allstars Movers and Storage Inc. and its owner, Amru Abdalla. The consent judgment prohibits Abdalla from engaging in the moving, packing, and/or storage business for two years.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 5:17pm
Attorney General Mark Brnovich today announced the filing of a consumer fraud lawsuit against a Tucson business accused of offering fraudulent legal services. The complaint alleges Ofelia Olivas Lizarraga, who did business as Multiservicios Olivas, LLC, falsely represented that she was qualified and authorized to provide legal advice and prepare legal documents on immigration, divorce, and other legal matters.
Monday, August 10, 2015 - 2:32pm
Today, Ilda M. Garcia, of Tucson was sentenced to 7 years in prison for her role in performing dangerous surgical procedures such as liposuction and medical injections without a medical license. Garcia did not have any medical training, education, or licensing.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 5:57am
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich today joined Attorneys General in 15 other states to request the EPA immediately stay Section 111(d) of the Obama administration’s finalized “Clean Power Plan.” A stay is a legal procedure that will ensure Arizonans will not be forced to suffer serious harm until the courts have had an opportunity to review the rule’s legality.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 6:15am