Arizona Attorney General News

Arizona attorney general files appeal over state's Board of Regents tuition, student fees policy

By Marian Johns | Feb 13, 2019

PHOENIX — The state of Arizona has filed an appeal as it seeks to have its case against the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR), which is challenging the board's tuition and student fee raises policy, moved to the state's Supreme Court.

Arizona accuses Mercedes-Benz of emissions fraud for diesel cars

By Marian Johns | Jan 15, 2019

PHOENIX — The state of Arizona has filed a lawsuit against Mercedes-Benz USA LLC and its parent company Daimler, alleging the companies defrauded customers by installing "defeat devices" on its diesel cars to show lower emission levels than were actually emitted by the vehicles.

Neiman Marcus reaches $1.5 million settlement with more than 40 states over 2013 data breach

By Marian Johns | Jan 14, 2019

PHOENIX — Neiman Marcus Group LLC has agreed to a $1.5 million settlement with more than 40 states and the District of Columbia over charges the company failed to protect customers' card information that was compromised in a 2013 data breach.

Arizona deals judgment against landscaper who allegedly took more than $90,000 from customers

By Marian Johns | Dec 10, 2018

PHOENIX — An Arizona landscaper has received a $195,761 judgment from a state court for taking nearly $90,000 in prepayments from customers without providing services, according to the state's Attorney General's Office.

Texas company must pay $400,000 for scamming high school students out of class trip

By Marian Johns | Dec 3, 2018

PHOENIX — The state of Arizona has obtained a more than $400,000 judgment against Texas-based EB Worldwide LLC for taking money from high school students for a Disneyland senior class trip and then canceling the trip without a warning or refund.

Brnovich maintains consumer privacy is priority while defending outside counsel as 'necessity'

By Glenn Minnis | Nov 30, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) - Republican Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants Arizona residents to know he has a one-track mind when it comes to protecting their internet privacy rights.

Arizona carpet cleaning company allegedly violated Do Not Call laws, deceived customers

By Marian Johns | Nov 7, 2018

PHOENIX — Arizona's Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a lawsuit in Maricopa County Superior Court against a carpet cleaning company, alleging violations of Do Not Call laws.

Arizona alleges dental supply company used deceptive practices to force out competitor

By Marian Johns | Oct 24, 2018

PHOENIX — The state of Arizona has filed a lawsuit against a dental supply company for allegedly participating in an anti-competitive conspiracy designed to force out a new, lower-priced competitor.

Arizona settles claims against school district regarding procurement code

By Marian Johns | Oct 18, 2018

PHOENIX — The state of Arizona's civil claims against the governing board of the Scottsdale Unified School District (SUSD) pertaining to the selection of construction managers for projects at two local schools have been settled, according to state Attorney General Mark Brnovich.

Televised Arizona attorney general debate gives voters some insight into the candidates

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 18, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) and his opponent, January Contreras (D) faced off in a televised debated on Oct.10, discussing some key topics of their platforms.

AG wins Brnovich-Contreras debate, chamber official says

By Karen Kidd | Oct 12, 2018

Republican incumbent Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich was the clear winner of this week's debate with Democrat challenger, January Contreras, a chamber of commerce official said during a recent interview.

Arizona AG Brnovich pledges to oppose anti-Israel legislation that is being pushed by federal judge

By Carrie Bradon | Oct 11, 2018

PHOENIX—Arizona's Assistant Attorney General has requested that a federal judge allow the state to continue enforcing prohibition of boycotting Israeli companies through public contracts, despite the judge's ruling that the prohibiting of such action violates First Amendment rights.

Brnovich-Contreras AG debate scheduled today

By Karen Kidd | Oct 10, 2018

Republican incumbent state Attorney General Mark Brnovich is shortly expected to begin debating with his Democrat challenger January Contreras in a live Arizona PBS event.

Arizona HVAC installation company to pay $150,000 in civil fines for illegal telemarketing calls

By Marian Johns | Oct 5, 2018

PHOENIX - An Arizona HVAC installation and maintenance company has admitted to making thousands of illegal telemarketing calls, according to state Attorney General Mark Brnovich and has agreed to pay $150,000 in civil fines.

Arizona attorney general: Purdue Pharma violated consent order regarding deceptive opioid marketing

By Marian Johns | Sep 14, 2018

TUCSON — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed legal action against OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma, alleging the company violated a 2017 consent order prohibiting the use of deceptive opioid marketing.

Billionaire mega-donor Steyer picks favorite AG hopefuls; More global warming cases possible

By John O'Brien | Sep 13, 2018

Democrat challengers aspiring to become the top lawyers in their states have received financial boosts from Tom Steyer, a billionaire investor and environmental activist who some feel is a driving force behind the recent string of climate change lawsuits struggling to persuade judges to punish the energy industry.

Arizona accuses travel company of scamming students out of senior class trip

By Marian Johns | Aug 13, 2018

PHOENIX – The state of Arizona has filed a consumer fraud lawsuit against a Texas travel company, alleging it charged high school students for a senior class trip and then left the students and chaperones stranded.

Arizona attorney general 'true advocate' of state's job creators, industry leader says

By Kyla Asbury | Aug 10, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich's efforts to defend small businesses against scammers has shown him to be an advocate on behalf of job creators in the state, a business leader in the state says.

Court orders Arizona mining business to pay $2.7 million for leaking arsenic-contaminated water

By Marian Johns | Aug 2, 2018

PHOENIX — An Arizona mining corporation has been ordered by a Maricopa County judge to pay a $2.7 million fine for contaminating a public creek with arsenic.

Arizona attorney general seeks to intervene in 'serial litigator' case

By Marian Johns | Jul 3, 2018

PHOENIX — As part of an effort to stop an attorney who has filed nearly 2,000 disability lawsuits in Arizona in recent years, state Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a motion to intervene in a federal appeal related to what he calls the "serial litigator."

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