In an ongoing effort to combat telemarketing scams, Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne announced today the recent filing of a lawsuit in Maricopa County Superior Court against several Arizona-based businesses and individuals. The defendants are alleged to have targeted mainly elderly consumers in a “work from home” business opportunity scam.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing the conviction of Bernardo Varela, a former officer for the Arizona Department of Corrections. Varela, 35, entered a plea of guilty to charges of Money Laundering on January 8, 2014 in Cochise County Superior Court. He will be sentenced on February 14, 2014.
Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing a settlement reached with Ocwen Financial Corporation of Atlanta, Georgia, and its subsidiary, Ocwen Loan Servicing. The company has agreed to a $2.1 billion dollar joint state-federal Settlement with Arizona, 48 additional states and ...
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing the indictment of nine members of the Manuel Duarte, Jr. Money Laundering Organization in Tucson. Manuel Duarte, Jr., Jesus Roberto Urrutia-Ramirez, Justine Calderon, Geraldine Calderon, Alexis Goevanni Cervantes ...
Attorney General Tom Horne, along with other state and territorial attorneys general, sent a letter asking Congress to fund the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA). This funding would go towards programs that fight human trafficking in the United States and abroad.
Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing the conviction of Natasha Lee Leatherman, for committing the criminal offenses of fraudulent schemes and artifices and obtaining a narcotic drug by fraud.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing the arrests of six members of the Sanchez Money Laundering Organization in Tucson and New York. Armando Robles Urrea, Conception Suarez-Montijo, Gladis Celaya-Reuelas, Noemi Suarez-Montijo, Frank Babcock, and Maria Yvette Sanchez-Arvizu were arrested.
Attorney General Tom Horne is today announcing the sentencing of Christopher John Clark, of Mesa, AZ, for having knowingly distributed, transported, exhibited, received, sold, purchased, electronically transmitted, possessed, or exchanged a visual depiction in which a minor under 15 years of age is engaged in exploitative exhibition or other sexual conduct.
Attorney General Tom Horne today announced that another auto repair “sting” has resulted in a $28,000.00 Consent Judgment against Fletcher’s Tire and Auto Service, Inc., an Arizona corporation that owns and operates multiple auto repair locations in Arizona.
Attorney General Tom Horne is today warning Arizona consumers and small businesses to be wary of solicitations that appear to be an official notification from a government agency.