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Arizona attorney general supports FTC's Class Action Fairness Project

Mark Iandolo Aug. 22, 2017, 9:36am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Aug. 16 that he has filed a formal comment with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in support of the agency’s Class Action Fairness Project.

Arizona's Brnovich selected new chairman of Conference of Western Attorneys General

Mark Iandolo Aug. 16, 2017, 8:47am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Aug. 7 that he has been selected the new chairman of the Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG).

Arizona announces $240,000 judgment against mortgage relief company after alleged scam

Mark Iandolo Aug. 2, 2017, 9:48am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced July 26 that his office has obtained a $241,401 judgment against Mortgage Relief Solutions Inc. (MRS) and owner Eric David Brown over allegations of consumer fraud.

Arizona settles with company that allegedly targeted local businesses in fraud scheme

Mark Iandolo Aug. 1, 2017, 9:23am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced July 27 that Mandatory Poster Agency Inc. and its owners will pay $175,000 in restitution to Arizona businesses after allegations it sent government “Annual Minutes" lookalike mailers.

Ariz. AG: 'Shakedown' lawsuits against small businesses about money, not helping disabled

Nicholas Malfitano Jul. 25, 2017, 9:00am

PHOENIX – The attorney general of Arizona recently termed a 150 percent increase nationwide in legal filings connected to alleged violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) since 2013 as “a serious, growing issue” that he believes is more about plaintiff attorneys getting rich than the common good.

Arizona, 30-state coalition urge FCC to allow telephone providers to block illegal robocalls

Mark Iandolo Jul. 12, 2017, 9:21am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced July 5 that he has addressed a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) urging it to adopt rules that would allow telephone providers to block illegal robocalls. Brnovich is joined by a bipartisan coalition of 30 attorneys general.

Arizona targets local jet ski rental company for alleged deception

Mark Iandolo Jul. 5, 2017, 12:11pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced June 27 that his office has filed a lawsuit against Malows Jet Ski Rentals LLC, and its owner Fariba Badre and manager Mahriar Akbari, for alleged consumer fraud.

Arizona joins multistate, $18.5 million settlement with the Target

Mark Iandolo Jun. 2, 2017, 8:37am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced May 23 that Arizona has joined a multistate, $18.5 million settlement with the Target Corporation after allegations the retail company incurred a massive data breach in 2013.

More than 175,000 Arizonans eligible for refund after Theranos OKs $4.9 million settlement

Mark Iandolo Apr. 25, 2017, 8:44am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced April 18 that Arizonans who purchased a blood test from Theranos Inc. will receive a full refund after a settlement between his office and the company.

Arizona AG claims success in fighting 'drive-by' lawsuits

Mark Iandolo Apr. 10, 2017, 12:33pm

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said his office has been turning the tide in the fight to protect small businesses in the state from “drive-by” litigation alleging violations of laws protecting the disabled.

Para Health Professionals, Examination Preparation Institute students eligible for refunds

Mark Iandolo Apr. 6, 2017, 11:47am

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that select students will be eligible to receive up to $60,000 in refunds after a settlement with Para Health Professionals Inc. and Examination Preparation Institute Inc.

Arizona files sanction-related motions against Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities

Mark Iandolo Apr. 4, 2017, 12:22pm

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that his office has filed a series of sanction-related motions against Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID).

Arizona court dismisses more than 1,000 lawsuits brought by alleged serial litigator

Mark Iandolo Mar. 2, 2017, 8:32am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Feb. 17 that a judge has dismissed more than 1,000 allegedly frivolous lawsuits filed by a serial litigator.

Diamond Resorts settles with Arizona, to pay $800,000 for alleged customer deception

Mark Iandolo Jan. 10, 2017, 2:40pm

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has announced Dec. 23 that Diamond Resorts Corporation agreed to settle for $800,000 in a case involving allegations of customer deception.

Arizona joins 24-state coalition against Clean Power Plan, urges Trump to withdraw measure

Mark Iandolo Jan. 4, 2017, 9:02am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Dec. 15 that he has joined a 24-state coalition in opposing the Clean Power Plan put forth by President Obama. The coalition asks President-elect Donald Trump and Congressional leaders to withdraw the plan.

Advocacy group, Arizona attorney general both file lawsuits regarding ADA violations

S. Laney Griffo Dec. 30, 2016, 10:05am

Advocates for Individuals With Disabilities Foundation (AIDF) is suing Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich to make Brnovich investigate thousands of alleged Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) violations.

Ariz. AG seeks dismissal of more than 1,000 ADA cases

Mark Iandolo Dec. 13, 2016, 9:53am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Dec. 8 that his office has filed a motion to dismiss more than 1,000 open lawsuits put forth by an alleged serial litigator who targets Arizona businesses.

Arizona attorney general announces telemarketing ban for Larmore Auto Glass

Mark Iandolo Dec. 6, 2016, 9:37am

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Dec. 1 that Larmore Auto Glass LLC has been banned from making telemarketing calls for six years after a settlement involving allegations of illegal telemarketing calls to Arizonans listed on the National Do Not Call Registry.

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.