PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Desert Valley Aire Inc. will pay $340,000 in civil fines for repeatedly calling Arizonans on the “Do Not Call” Registry. In a consent judgment reached with the Attorney General’s Office, Desert Valley Aire admitted to making at least 25,000 illegal telemarketing calls from 2011 to 2015. The company is also banned from making telemarketing calls for 5 years.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 33-year-old Lisa Corn on child sex charges after she allegedly sent a 14-year-old boy pornographic pictures of herself. Corn met the victim in an Xbox video game chat room. She is also accused of attempting to lure the 14-year-old to meet her for sex. Investigators believe there may be additional victims and anyone with information on this case is asked to call the Arizona Attorney General’s Office at (602) 542-3881.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich obtained a consent judgment against Compliance Filings Service for allegedly sending government look-alike “Annual Minutes” mailers to Arizona businesses. The consent judgment requires Compliance Filings Service to pay $88,650 in restitution. All of the 850 Arizona businesses that mailed a check to Compliance Filings Service will have the opportunity to receive a full refund.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 46-year-old Christy Conley, a former Quartzsite Police Department evidence technician, on charges related to stealing money that she was responsible for safeguarding as evidence. Conley is also accused of lighting a fire inside of the evidence room in an attempt to cover her tracks.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Edward Carrillo, Jr. was sentenced to 6.5 years in prison for stealing thousands of dollars in a roofing and pool repair scam in Scottsdale. Carrillo was also ordered to pay restitution to the homeowner.
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the filing of a consumer fraud lawsuit against Arizona-based DIY Neurocare of America, LLC and its CEO Lyle Day. The lawsuit alleges DIY Neurocare refused to issue refunds to elderly consumers for LED light systems that supposedly treated symptoms of peripheral neuropathy and other ailments.
$10.5 Million for Arizona Consumers
$20 Million to Help Fund K-12 Education
PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today a $40 million settlement with Volkswagen to resolve false advertising claims involving so-called “Clean Diesel” cars and Volkswagen’s well-publicized diesel engine scandal. Under the settlement, VW agrees to pay Arizona consumers up to $1,000 for every qualifying vehicle. Arizona is the first state to obtain a direct consumer restitution payment as a result of a state enforcement action.