Terry Goddard will present a $5,000 grant award to the Women’s Foundation of Southern Arizona on Thursday, April 1 at their annual luncheon. This grant represents remaining escrow funds from Arizona’s share of a multi-state antitrust (resale price fixing) settlement with Nine West, that involved Attorneys General for the 50 states and the District of Colombia.
(Phoenix, Ariz. – March 24, 2004) Attorney General Terry Goddard has appointed James P. Walsh as the new Chief Deputy Attorney General. Walsh recently served as the Chief Assistant Attorney General, and also served as the Antitrust Unit Chief and Special Counsel to the Attorney General.
Prior to joining the Attorney General’s office in June 2003, Walsh was a solo practitioner concentrating on legislative representation, governmental relations and alternative dispute resolution.
(Phoenix, Ariz. - March 17, 2004) Attorney General Terry Goddard announced the indictment of Joseph Hwang and Jefferson L. Rice for fraudulent schemes and artifices, computer tampering, theft and unlawful copying or sale of sounds or images from recording devices. The indictment alleges that Hwang and Rice were selling pirated movies over eBay, an Internet auction Web site.
(Phoenix, Ariz., - March 17, 2004) – Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard announced this morning funding for the Arizona Safe Passage Program. This new program was developed through the ongoing collaboration between Utah and Arizona to address the complicated issues involving the Colorado City/Hildale communities.
(Yuma, Ariz. – March 12, 2004) Attorney General Terry Goddard announced today three defendants responsible for the trafficking of thousands of pounds of marijuana through Yuma County pled guilty this week to possessing and/or transporting marijuana for sale. Two of the three also pled to one count of conspiracy. This case was scheduled to go to trial over the next four to five weeks, and was expected to be one of the longest drug trails in Yuma County history.
(March 11, 2004 - Phoenix, AZ) Attorney General Terry Goddard announced today his office filed a civil racketeering and forfeiture action against 11 people alleging the sale, transportation and distribution of counterfeit cigarettes worth more than $1,035,190 in the Phoenix area. This was a joint investigation with the Phoenix Police Department. The case was filed against Keung Lam, Rebekah Tsui, Huynh Binh, David Ho, Hue Doan, Tam Vo, Nghiep Doan, Kim Vo, Hai Tran, Robert Zeia, and Facundo Reyes.
Attorney General Terry Goddard Invites Six Western States Attorney Generals to Address the Problem of Rising Gas Prices
Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard today sent the following letter to six Western states Attorneys General inviting them to join his effort to address the problem of rising gas prices in this region.
Included in this packet is a copy of the letter sent to U.S. Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham.
February 26, 2004
The Honorable Greg Renkes