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PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Francisco Aguirre, the owner of Montecristo Properties, will spend 7.5 years behind bars for defrauding 40 families in Arizona. A judge ordered Aguirre be placed on 6 years of…

PHOENIX - Today, Governor Doug Ducey signed House Bill 2434 into law making Arizona the first state in the nation to enact a groundbreaking regulatory fintech “sandbox.” Arizona joins countries such as the United Kingdom,…

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted Daniel Barraza Nevarez on multiple felony counts of Fraudulent Schemes & Artifices, Money Laundering, Forgery, and Criminal Impersonation in…

TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Sergio Ramon Chavez will spend 14 years in prison for transporting 5,368 heroin pills across Southern Arizona. Chavez, 41, was found guilty of 3 felony charges including…

TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a judge found Edgar Allen Fristoe guilty of 10 counts of Sexual Exploitation of a Minor after a Tucson Police Department (TPD) investigation found Fristoe had possessed and…

TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Dr. Jesus Bernal, a chiropractor, was sentenced to 3 years in prison for allowing an unlicensed dentist to practice out of his chiropractic clinic in Southern Arizona. The Federal…

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich today announced there is nearly a million dollars in unclaimed refunds still available for Arizonans who purchased Theranos blood tests. To date, more than $3.7 million dollars in refund…

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning nail salons of a scam involving the Arizona State Board of Cosmetology. A man falsely claiming to be a board member is trying to scam salon owners out of thousands of dollars.…

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Adobe Carpet Cleaning, LLC is banned from making telemarketing calls for six years after repeatedly calling consumers on the “Do Not Call” Registry. In a consent judgment reached…

Only Settlement Agreement that Directs Payments to Consumers

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today Arizona consumers will receive up to $6.28 million in payments as part of an ignition switch-related…