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Arizona Attorney General Brnovich Files Bill of Complaint in the U.S. Supreme Court Against Purdue Pharma & the Sackler Family

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today his office filed a Bill of Complaint in the U.S. Supreme Court against Purdue Pharma ("Purdue"), the manufacturer of the prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin, and eight members of the Sackler family who have owned and controlled the company as current or former members of Purdue’s Board of Directors.

Attorney General Brnovich Statement on DOJ - T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Settlement

PHOENIX — Attorney General Mark Brnovich applauded the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) today for its efforts in crafting a proposed settlement in the planned merger of T-Mobile US, Inc. (“T-Mobile”) and Sprint Corporation (“Sprint”) (collectively the “New T-Mobile”) that adopts several provisions sought by the Arizona Attorney General's Office ("AGO"). The proposed settlement protects the interests of Arizona consumers by mitigating potential anti-competitive components of the proposed merger and bringing enhanced broadband and wireless coverage to rural Arizona.

Arizona Attorney General's Office Recognizes Youth Volunteers Who Help Identify Retailers Selling Tobacco Products to Minors

PHOENIX – Youth volunteers with the Attorney General’s Tobacco Enforcement Unit (TEU) will be recognized at the July 21 Arizona Diamondbacks game for their hard work in conducting undercover inspections throughout Arizona to check if retailers are selling tobacco products to minors. The program is called Operation Counter Strike.

AG Brnovich Files New Consumer Fraud Lawsuit Against Insys Founder and Former Executives

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed an Arizona Consumer Fraud Act lawsuit today against three former executives of opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc., which is based in Chandler. The lawsuit alleges that the three named defendants, including the founder of the company, engaged in a fraudulent marketing scheme designed to increase the sales of Insys’s flagship drug, Subsys, a highly addictive opioid prescription drug that contains fentanyl.

Attorneys General Reach $10 Million Settlement with Premera Blue Cross in Data Breach Investigation

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich, along with his counterparts in 29 other states, today announced a $10 million settlement with health insurer Premera Blue Cross.  The settlement resolves a multistate investigation relating to the company’s 2014/15 data breach, which exposed the protected health information and other personal information of more than 10.4 million consumers nationwide.