Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich

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11/2017

Serial Litigant Permanently Enjoined From Filing Frivolous ADA Lawsuits Against AZ Businesses

For Immediate Release: November 09, 2017
Contact: Mia Garcia (602) 339-5895 or Mia.Garcia@azag.gov

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a serial litigant organization will soon be permanently barred from filing frivolous disability lawsuits against Arizona businesses. The settlement comes after Judge David M. Talamante dismissed more than 1,000 lawsuits filed by Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (“AID”). Under the settlement, AID agrees to a number of significant concessions, including:

Arizona Victims of Western Union Money Transfer Scams May File for Refunds from the $586M Western Union Fund

For Immediate Release: November 15, 2017
Contact: Mia Garcia (602) 339-5895 or Mia.Garcia@azag.gov

PHOENIX - Arizona consumers who sent money to scammers using Western Union’s wire transfer service may file a claim to get their money back. Approximately 10,000 Arizonans could receive as much as $11.56 million in refunds.

Angela Paton Joining the Attorney General’s Office as New Assistant Solicitor General

For Immediate Release: November 16, 2017
Contact: Mia Garcia (602) 339-5895 or Mia.Garcia@azag.gov

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today the appointment of Angela Paton as the state's new Assistant Solicitor General. Angie will join the Attorney General’s Office on November 20, 2017. She is replacing the Honorable Jennifer Perkins, who was recently appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals.

New FCC Rules to Protect Arizonans from Illegal Robocalls

For Immediate Release: November 16, 2017
Contact: Mia Garcia (602) 339-5895 or Mia.Garcia@azag.gov

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich applauds the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") for adopting new rules to protect consumers from unwanted robocalls. The new rules will allow phone companies to proactively block calls that are likely to be fraudulent because they come from certain types of phone numbers.

Attorney General Brnovich Expresses Strong Opposition to Proposal that Would Dramatically Increase Entrance Fees at National Parks

For Immediate Release: November 22, 2017
Contact: Ryan Anderson Ryan.Anderson@azag.gov

PHOENIX– Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that he is part of bipartisan coalition of 11 attorneys general expressing strong opposition to the National Park Service's ("NPS") proposal to dramatically increase entrance fees at 17 national parks.

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