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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."

Arizona attorney general reaches settlement with Tempe over alleged improper tax breaks

By Marian Johns | Jul 2, 2018

PHOENIX — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has reached a settlement with the city of Tempe to settle a lawsuit alleging the city used improper tax breaks for private developments.

42 state attorneys general reach $100 million settlement with Citibank

By Marian Johns | Jun 28, 2018

PHOENIX — A group of 42 state attorneys general has reached a $100 million settlement with Citibank over allegations of fraudulently manipulating the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) which impacts trillions of dollars in financial instruments' worth as well as the global market.

18 states oppose Tristar pressure cooker class action settlement

By Marian Johns | Jun 27, 2018

PHOENIX — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has filed a brief in Ohio federal court as part of an 18 state-coalition of attorneys general to oppose a class action settlement for defective Tristar pressure cookers, which exploded and injured consumers.

ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL: AG Brnovich Announces $100M Settlement with Citibank for Manipulating LIBOR

By Press release submission | Jun 23, 2018

Arizona Attorney General issued the following announcement on June 15.Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a $100 million settlement with Citibank which resolves allegations that Citibank fraudulently and collusively manipulated LIBOR.

ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Former Pinetop-Lakeside Town Clerk Pleads Guilty to Theft & Misuse of Public Monies

By Press release submission | Jun 23, 2018

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Leah Chavez, a former town clerk, pleaded guilty to stealing more than $32,000 from the Town of Pinetop-Lakeside.

ARIZONA ATTORNEY GENERAL: Tucson Man Sentenced to 18.5 Years in Prison for $2.8 Million Drug and Money Laundering Scheme

By Press release submission | Jun 23, 2018

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Carlos David Nogales Sr. was sentenced to 18.5 years in prison followed by 7 years of probation for his involvement in a $2.8 million drug and money laundering scheme.

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A dissident emerges in Pennsylvania's opioid litigation: Lehigh Co. claims its case has been highjacked

By John O'Brien | Jun 22, 2018

The fight for control of Pennsylvania’s opioid litigation is not over, as Lehigh County is not happy that its case has been grouped in with more than 30 others and that lawyers it previously rejected have been tasked with overseeing the proceedings.

Alabama fuel station owner alleges Circle K Stores facility sold fuel below cost

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jun 8, 2018

MOBILE, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – An Alabama fuel station owner alleges the operator of another fuel station used illegal practices to injure competitors.

Arizona AG comments on state supreme court decision to deny in-state college tuition to DACA recipients

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 6, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that the Arizona Supreme Court unanimously held that Maricopa County Community College District cannot grant in-state tuition benefits to DACA recipients.

Arizona attorney general alleges city gives illegal tax breaks for private developments

By Mark Iandolo | Jun 1, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced May 24 that his office filed a petition for special action asking the state’s Supreme Court to declare the city of Tempe is in violation state law when it gives tax breaks to private developments.

North Carolina AG files complaint against Insys Therapeutics for alleged fentanyl kickback scheme

By Mark Iandolo | May 31, 2018

RALEIGH, N.C. (Legal Newsline) — North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announced May 21 that he filed a complaint against Insys Therapeutics Inc. for allegations of deceptive marketing and sales practices in violation of the Fair Claims Act.

Arizona secures $340,000 from HVAC company for allegedly illegally calling 25,000 consumers

By Mark Iandolo | May 25, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that Desert Valley Aire Inc. will pay $340,000 for allegations of consistently calling consumers registered on the “Do Not Call” list.

Consumers claim Nature Made biotin supplements do not provide benefits advertised

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 17, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Legal Newsline) – Two California consumers allege they were deceived by the health benefit representations of a supplement.

Arizona attorney general secures VW settlement for state consumers

By Mark Iandolo | May 16, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that Volkswagen will pay $40 million after allegations of false advertising related to its so-called “clean diesel” cars.

Arizona alleges company sold expensive health care products to elderly, refused refund requests

By Mark Iandolo | May 15, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced he is suing DIY Neurocare of America LLC, a company based in Arizona, and CEO Lyle Day, for allegedly refusing requests from elderly consumers for refunds after they bought LED light systems meant to treat symptoms of peripheral neuropathy and other ailments.

Arizona secures $130,000 for consumers victimized by online auto sales fraud

By Mark Iandolo | May 2, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced that ABC Nissan, an auto dealer in Phoenix, has agreed to a $130,000 settlement after allegations of false advertising. The $130,000 will go toward restitution for consumers victimized by the alleged scheme.

Group challenges U.S. Forest Service's decision to permit cattle in Arizona forest

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Apr 19, 2018

PHOENIX, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit organization is challenging a federal agency's authorization to permit cattle to graze in a ponderosa pine forest.

LifeLock Inc. alleged to have failed to deliver services advertised

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Apr 13, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Two Indiana residents allege that an identity protection company located in Tempe, Arizona does not deliver on its advertising promises.

Arizona announces ban against 2 work-from-home businesses

By Mark Iandolo | Apr 9, 2018

PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) — Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich recently announced a six-year ban against two businesses selling work-from-home opportunities.

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