Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich




14 Emission Testing Employees Indicted for Fraud

(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 6, 2004)  Attorney General Terry Goddard announced the indictment of 14 former emission testing employees for fraudulent schemes and practices and forgery.  Ruben Anselmo, Fabian E. Quintana, Victor Romo, Ramiro B. Serrano, Zadyamil Serrano, David C. Valencia, and Vincent Villalobos.  Seven defendants were served with court summons detailing the charges.  There are seven remaining indictments to be served. 

Attorney General's Office Secures Precursor Chemical Violation Conviction

(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 9, 2004)  The Arizona Attorney General’s Office secured a conviction against Harry J. Chung owner and operator of the Unocal Self-Serve Mart at 2810 East Bell Road in Phoenix.  Chung was found guilty in Maricopa County Superior Court of knowingly selling pseudoephedrine and ephedrine to people knowing the products would be used to manufacture methamphetamine.  Both drugs are found in over the counter cold and allergy medications, and are the main ingredients in the manufacturing of methamphetamine.  Mr.

Mother with Gambling Addiction Sentenced to Prison for Theft

(Phoenix, Ariz. - April 13, 2004)   Shannon K. Simmons, 34, of Goodyear was sentenced today in Maricopa County Superior Court to three years in prison for theft.  Simmons’ sentence also includes seven years of supervised probation upon release from jail and an order to pay restitution of over $392,000 to her former employer, Bob Lueck Dairies, of Buckeye.

Scam Alert: Goddard Warns of "Travelers" Offering Asphalt Paving Services

(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 13, 2004)  Attorney General Terry Goddard is warning Arizonans to look out for fraudulent construction or paving companies offering residential asphalt paving services. 

The scam works like this:  A representative from a company known as “Travelers,” stops at a house and offers to spread “surplus asphalt” on a homeowner’s driveway or a small portion of the property for a discounted price. 

National Victims' Rights Week April 18 – 25, 2004

National Victims’ Rights Week 
April 18 – 25, 2004 

(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 16, 2004)  Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard will join the Governor’s Office, Arizona state agencies, local police departments, criminal justice/victim advocacy agencies and the Arizona Criminal Justice Commission Office will join to commemorate National Victims’ Rights Week in various events throughout the week: 

Attorney General Terry Goddard Joins 19 Attorney Generals to Settle Deceptive Trade Practices Claims Against Medco Health Solutions

(Phoenix, Ariz. – April 26, 2004)  Attorney General Terry Goddard today announced an historic settlement with Medco, the largest pharmacy benefit management company in the United States for violating state deceptive practices laws.