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Arizona court orders 3 Gorillas Moving Company to pay $17,000 after alleged deception

Mark Iandolo Nov. 28, 2016, 1:45pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Oct. 14 that a Pima County Superior Court has found 3 Gorillas Moving and Storage LLC in violation of the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act. The court ordered the company to pay more than $17,000 in consumer restitution.

Arizona attorney general targets Arch Vacations, alleges Consumer Fraud Act violations

Mark Iandolo Nov. 22, 2016, 11:35am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a lawsuit Oct. 14 against Phoenix-based Arch Vacations Inc. and its president, Darlene Ziebell, alleging violations of the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act.

Arizona leads coalition urging Supreme Court to protect consumers in class action settlements

Mark Iandolo Nov. 22, 2016, 8:26am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Oct. 19 that he is leading a coalition of 17 attorneys general from across the nation to protect consumers from class action settlement process abuses.

Serial ADA lawsuit-filer's cases consolidated

Mark Iandolo Oct. 19, 2016, 2:36pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced that a judge has granted his request to consolidate 1,106 open lawsuits filed by a serial litigator targeting Arizona businesses.

Arizona attorney general seeks to stop Obama administration's transfer of internet trusteeship

Mark Iandolo Oct. 14, 2016, 10:27am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has joined the attorneys general from Texas, Oklahoma and Nevada in a lawsuit against the Obama administration in an attempt to stop it from ceding U.S. government trusteeship of the Internet to an unregulated and nongovernmental international body.

Court will let Ariz. AG intervene in deluge of ADA cases

Katelyn Kivel Sep. 16, 2016, 9:35am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) -- Arizona’s Attorney General Mark Brnovich has been given the green light by the Maricopa County Superior Court to intervene in a collection of state-level Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) complaints he labeled as systemic abuse of the judicial system.

Arizona AG wants 1,000-plus ADA lawsuits filed by alleged ‘serial litigator’ consolidated

Jessica Karmasek Sep. 8, 2016, 7:42am

Attorney General Mark Brnovich wrote in his motion, filed last week, that the “clock is ticking” for many defendants, most of which are Arizona small businesses.

Arizona Attorney General: Western Union has implemented compliance program in area

Mark Iandolo Aug. 25, 2016, 7:15pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a new development in the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) agreement with Western Union Financial Services Inc.

Arizona-based telemarketing business to pay $6 million to settle alleged violations

Mark Iandolo Aug. 5, 2016, 11:47am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — A telemarketing enterprise will pay $6 million in restitution and civil penalties for allegations of bilking consumers across the nation out of millions of dollars, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced.

Lawless Denim to pay up to $20,000 after allegedly ripping off customers

Mark Iandolo Jun. 24, 2016, 12:18pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Lawless Denim, a former Phoenix clothing retailer, will provide up to $20,000 in funds to be used as refunds for consumers allegedly victimized by the company, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced.

Arizona attorney general warns consumers about 'annual minutes' scam

Mark Iandolo Jun. 17, 2016, 8:41pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a warning for consumers, urging them to be cautious of mailings that claim to be official documents stating that the consumers owe money for an annual minutes or annual corporate minutes requirement for their business.

Discount Auto Sales to pay $125,000 for allegedly selling previously wrecked vehicles

Mark Iandolo May 9, 2016, 12:22pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Discount Auto Sales LLC and owner Eivan Shahara will pay $125,000 in restitution and attorney fees after allegations of selling consumers cars that had been previously wrecked and declared total losses, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced.

Arizona attorney general takes action against Volkswagen over alleged fraud

Mark Iandolo Apr. 22, 2016, 7:07pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that his office filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche for alleged fraud involving false advertising, sales and leasing of so-called environmentally friendly, low-emission clean diesel cars.

Arizona man allegedly conducted illegal credit card scheme, attorney general announces

Mark Iandolo Apr. 15, 2016, 8:35pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Andrew James May of Scottsdale has been indicted on six felony counts after an alleged credit card scheme, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced.

Controller at J.F. Ellis in Arizona found guilty of stealing from company

Mark Iandolo Apr. 13, 2016, 6:45pm

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says the San Tan Valley woman was found guilty of one count of theft and four counts of fraudulent schemes and artifices.

Arizona AG's office takes action against ProSolutions for alleged consumer fraud

Mark Iandolo Mar. 16, 2016, 9:08pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – The office of Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich took action against ProSolutions LLC and its owners, Ruben Diaz and Rodrigo Diaz, by filing an Arizona Consumer Fraud and Civil Racketeering lawsuit alleging the company preyed on Spanish-speaking families trying to buy homes.

Arizona AG bars family from the auto and paving businesses in state

Mark Iandolo Mar. 16, 2016, 8:52pm

TUSCON, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) – According to Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, a Tucson family comprised of Richard Stevens, Anthony Stevens and David Stevens has been permanently barred from automobile repairs and paving activities in Arizona because of allegations it violated the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act.

Arizona attorney general takes action against Hodgin and Hodgin

Mark Iandolo Mar. 3, 2016, 12:29pm

TUCSON, Arizona (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office has taken action against Hodgin and Hodgin & Co LLC (“defendants”) for allegedly violating the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act.

Stealth Solar settles with Arizona over fraud allegations

Mark Payne Feb. 8, 2015, 5:22am

Stealth Solar, LLC, reached a settlement with Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, who accused the company of violating the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office said last week.

Brother's Help Solutions to pay settlement for violation of consumer laws

Mark Payne Feb. 3, 2015, 3:22pm

Brother’s Help Solutions, a foreclosure consultant, will pay a settlement and restitution to Arizona consumers after a consent judgement was reached by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, according to an announcement today from the AG’s office.