(PHOENIX) – Thursday, July 26, 2012 -- Matt Kerner, who is walking cross country from San Francisco to Washington, D.C. to raise awareness of suicide prevention for military veterans met with Attorney General Tom Horne during the Phoenix leg of Kerner’s walk today.
PHOENIX (Monday, July 30, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne today announced that 30-year old Tucson resident Megan Monroe Racz has been indicted by the State Grand Jury on charges related to insurance fraud involving senior citizens. All 37 of Racz’s alleged victims are aged 65 or older.
PHOENIX (Monday, July 30, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne announced today that his office has reached an agreement with a Scottsdale-based company in which they will stop soliciting loan services to Arizona consumers.
The company, Double C’s, LLC, doing business as Lowrate.com, has agreed to an Assurance of Discontinuance stemming from its operation of the Lowrate.com website that solicited consumers, including Arizona consumers, for loans.
Attorney General Horne and Cinemark Theater Chain Reach Settlement to Expand Access to Movies and Performances for Hearing-Impaired Customers
(PHOENIX Thursday, July 19, 2012) -- Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and Cinemark Holdings, Inc. have announced the settlement of a lawsuit filed by the Attorney General’s Civil Rights Division in June 2011 that will improve access for the theater chain’s hearing-impaired customers.
The terms of the Settlement Agreement will expand access to the dialogue, sound effects, and sound track of first run movies, independent films, and other performances shown at Cinemark’s theaters during the peak season for summer blockbuster movies.
PHOENIX (Tuesday, July 17, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne, in cooperation with the Federal Trade Commission, has issued a warning that scam artists are taking advantage of the publicity surrounding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the Affordable Care Act.
PHOENIX (Friday, July 13, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne has obtained consent judgments against two telemarketing/ business opportunity scams operating in Arizona; Higher Impact, LLC and Global Web Exchange, LLC.
“Business opportunity scams are proliferating and my office works very diligently to prosecute these cases,” Horne said. “It is important that all consumers, especially seniors, be aware of these schemes and if they believe they have been victimized, they should contact my office immediately”
(PHOENIX) Thursday, 12, 2012 -- Attorney General Tom Horne today announced the filing of a lawsuit in Maricopa County Superior Court against 26 defendants for allegedly violating the Consumer Fraud Act, the Telephone Solicitations Statute and Civil Racketeering statute related to telemarketing/work from home scams.
Consumer Alert: Attorney General Horne Warns Small Business Owners to Beware of Bogus Invoice for Telecom Warranty Maintenance Agreement
(Phoenix, Ariz. — July 11, 2012) -- Attorney General Tom Horne is warning Arizona small business owners to be wary of an official-looking Invoice for what is described as a warranty covering “Telecom Maintenance”. This invoice appears to be an attempt to scam small business owners into believing they need to pay for services that they never purchased.