Arizona AG Mark Brnovich announces settlement with Career Education Corp.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Thursday, Jan. 3 the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, along with 47 other states and the District of Columbia, reached a multi-million dollar settlement with Career Education Corp. and its related entities following a five-year investigation. As part of the settlement, CEC is agreeing to forgo any and all efforts […]

76,000 Arizonans to receive $4.6 million in Theranos refund checks

Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced $4.6 million in refund checks will be mailed to every Arizonan who purchased a Theranos blood test. The average refund per person is $60.92. More than 76,000 checks will be mailed on Friday, Dec. 15. “We were not going to settle with Theranos until we got a full refund for […]

Scam alert: Watch out for Hurricane Harvey charity fraud, Brnovich warns

Fake Facebook pages and scam charity websites have been set up asking for donations to Hurricane Harvey relief funds to help those impacted by the flooding in Texas. Low-life cyber scum are exploiting this disaster using fake social media accounts. When a natural disaster strikes, many of us ask, how can we help? Giving is […]

Arizona AG shares 7 auto scams to avoid and resources to protect consumers

Motor vehicle Scams topped Arizonans’ consumer complaints for 2016 Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced May 3 that motor vehicle complaints were the highest consumer complaint activity reported to his office in 2016 – approximately 1,900 complaints last year. In order to protect Arizonans, and in recognition of National Car Care Month recently, Mr. Brnovich […]

Brnovich agrees with judge stopping bathroom directive

On U.S. District Judge Reed O’Conner issuing a nationwide injunction prohibiting the Obama Administration from enforcing its bathroom directives against public schools across the country: This stay protects Arizona schools and is a major step forward in our fight against President Obama’s unlawful bathroom mandate. The Obama Administration cannot attempt to rewrite laws and threaten […]

Brnovich: Queen Creek man convicted on drug charges, is on the run

  Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced on Aug. 18, a jury convicted Jose Castro-Felix of Queen Creek, of conspiracy, conducting an illegal enterprise, possession of cocaine for sale, possession of heroin for sale and money laundering for his involvement in a Mexico-based cocaine and heroin trafficking organization. The conviction stems from Mr. Castro-Felix’s possession […]

Attorney general warns of home security system scams

Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans to be aware of door-to-door home alarm security scams. The scam involves using deceptive sales tactics and misleading statements to get consumers to sign up for home alarm contracts or switch home alarm monitoring services, according to a press release. “Everyone wants to feel safe at home and […]