Arizona scammers used threats, fake phone numbers to collect $1.6M, attorney general says

"I am still traumatized to this day." Victims say illegal debt collectors pretended to be cops and used fake.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytOct 17th, 2020

DoJ Finally Files Sweeping Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google

DoJ Finally Files Sweeping Antitrust Lawsuit Against Google Tyler Durden Tue, 10/20/2020 - 10:47 Update (1030ET): Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen led a brief phone briefing with reporters on Tuesday w.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytOct 20th, 2020

The self-styled archbishop of a fake Florida church has been arrested in Colombia on charges of selling bleach as a COVID-19 cure

Fisclia Colombia Mark Grenon, self-styled archbishop in a Florida-based church, has been arrested in Colombia along with one of his sons.  Colombia's attorney general's office sa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2020

Our View: Not all numbers add up in Arizona"s coronavirus "surge"

The coronavirus cases aren't as dire as they seem in Arizona, says on former local mayor and attorney......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 25th, 2020

Arizona AG sues Google over user data collection

Arizona filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against Google, alleging the tech giant uses deceptive and unfair practices to get users’ location data and fuel its massive advertising business. Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed the lawsuit in Ma.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 28th, 2020

Whack-a-troll: Watchdogs scramble to keep up with Covid-19 scams, fraud

To get an idea of how fast scams are developing around the coronavirus, just ask Katie Conner, a spokesperson for Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “It seems like every day … a new scam pops up,” said Conner, who said the attorney gen.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 11th, 2020

US attorney, Arizona AG launch task force against COVID-19 fraud

United States Attorney Michael Bailey and Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich launched a joint federal, state and local task force to combat coronavirus-related fraud. The COVID-19 Fraud Task Force will investigate and prosecute those who seek .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 8th, 2020

Arizona attorney general announces settlement with Live Nation

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallJan 27th, 2020

Attorney General questions legality of Phoenix airport fees for Uber, Lyft

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Thursday he believes the city of Phoenix violated state law when it voted to increase fees for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft operating at Sky Harbor International Airport. Brnovich’s office rel.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 16th, 2020

Arizona Attorney General jumps on vaping lawsuit bandwagon

On the heels of a school district lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc., the Arizona Attorney General has filed a similar lawsuit against the e-cigarette manufacturer at a time when youth vaping outpaces youth cigarette use nationally and in Arizona. Th.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 8th, 2020

Former Arizona AG Grant Woods joins Valley law firm

In a first for someone who has had a lengthy presence on the Valley legal scene, the former state attorney general won't be practicing on his own after signing on with one of the area's biggest law firms......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 24th, 2019

Former Insys execs face new legal action from Arizona attorney general

Former executives with a Chandler-based opioid manufacturer face new legal troubles, according to the Arizona Republic. A trio of former executives with Insys Therapeutics Inc. are the target of a new fraud lawsuit filed against them by Arizona Att.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 18th, 2019

General News: It’s the ultimate in narcissism — personalizing your beer with a selfie

Cupids have also been using the new technology to print phone numbers on the top of drinks that they then pass to people they like......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 2nd, 2019

Crack Pipe, IDs, And Badge Found In Hunter Biden Rental Car

A used crack pipe, two DC driver's licenses, multiple credit cards, a Delaware Attorney General badge and a US Secret Service business card belonging to Hunter Biden were found in a rental car returned to an Arizona H.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 17th, 2019

Arizona AG, others taking on "big tech" over user data, privacy

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is among several state attorneys general taking on large tech companies over a host of issues. Last year, Brnovich began investigating Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) over how it uses and monetizes user data. He joins .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 17th, 2019

Judge dismisses attorney general"s tuition lawsuit against state universities

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge granted the Arizona Board of Regent's motion to dismiss Attorney General Mark Brnovich's tuition lawsuit, saying the attorney general lacked authority to bring the lawsuit. The attorney general filed the laws.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 26th, 2018

Arizona online alcohol sales may be illegal during part of the day

Hitting an online site to buy some booze in the early morning hours may be illegal in Arizona. The Arizona Attorney General's Office has said if those sites are selling alcohol between 2 and 6 a.m., it runs afoul of the state's liquor sales laws, acco.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 16th, 2018

Arizona gains $40 million in Volkswagen settlement for consumer restitution, education funding

Volkswagen is set to pay Arizona $40 million in a consumer fraud settlement following controversy over its diesel engine scandal. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich said Wednesday a settlement agreement has been met with the car manufacturer, follo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 2nd, 2018

Minnesota sues Arizona-based opioid manufacturer

Minnesota's attorney general is suing an Arizona-based pharmaceutical company, alleging it illegally marketed a painkiller made from the synthetic opioid fentanyl......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 30th, 2018

There"s a huge catch in Republican threats to hold Rod Rosenstein in contempt of Congress

Thomson Reuters House Republicans are furious with the Justice Department and are threatening to hold deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein in contempt of Congress if the agency do.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2018

Tempe, Arizona Attorney General settle in GPLET case

Bank of the West's operations center at the Fountainhead development in Tempe opened in October 2017 and was part of a GPLET deal......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 28th, 2018