Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich



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PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Theodore Kulkens, a former Douglas Police Sergeant, was sentenced to 5 years in prison for transporting 224 pounds of marijuana from Douglas to Tucson.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 1:08pm

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today Arizona joined with 46 other states and the District of Columbia in an $18.5 million settlement with the Target Corporation to resolve the states' investigation into the retail company's 2013 data breach. This is the largest multistate data breach settlement to date.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 12:40pm

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich will join CVS Health, first responders, and community leaders for a press conference to announce that a lifesaving opioid overdose reversal medication will now be sold without a prescription at all 195 CVS pharmacy locations in Arizona.

Monday, May 22, 2017 - 2:05pm

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Tucson podiatrist Dr. Loren Scott Wessel pleaded guilty to Forgery, a class four felony in Pima County Superior Court. This case stems from a joint investigation conducted by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office Health Care Fraud and Abuse Section and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Phoenix Division.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 11:49am

PHOENIX – The deadline is quickly approaching for Arizonans to be released from their Diamond Resorts timeshare agreement. The Timeshare Relinquishment Remedy program is part of an $800,000 consumer fraud settlement between Diamond Resorts Corporation and the Arizona Attorney General's Office.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:40pm

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich is urging the federal government to change its policy to allow state attorneys general to use federal funds to investigate and prosecute in-home Medicaid abuse and neglect cases involving seniors. Brnovich joined 36 other state attorneys general and the District of Columbia in signing the bi-partisan letter calling for expanded medicaid fraud authority.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 1:48pm

PHOENIX – As Arizona’s peak moving season begins, Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning consumers to look out for unscrupulous movers who take advantage of hardworking families. Moving scams come in a variety of forms, including false advertising, undisclosed fees, lack of insurance, and lowball prices combined with bait-and-switch tactics. Peak moving season in Arizona starts in May and ends in July.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 1:33pm

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Lynna Swann will spend 6 ½ years in prison for embezzling $58,158.35 from her employer. A judge also sentenced Swann to 3 years of probation with white collar terms after she is released from prison.

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 12:34pm

PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced 55 year old Danny Lee Wallace was sentenced to 8 years in prison and lifetime probation. Maricopa County Judge Joan Sinclair also ordered Wallace to register as a sex offender. In February 2016, Wallace pleaded guilty on one felony count of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor and one felony count of Commercial Sexual Exploitation of a Minor.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 10:28am

PHOENIX - One in four teens report abusing or misusing a prescription drug at least once in their lifetime. One person dies every day in Arizona due to a prescription opioid overdose. Arizonans need to work together to keep unwanted prescriptions out of the wrong hands. This Saturday, April 29, 2017 is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which aims to provide a safe, convenient, and secure means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 2:32pm


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