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School Custodian and Maintenance Man for Children's Group Home Among Four Indicted on Child Sex Crimes Charges after Undercover Sting on Social Media

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted four Arizona men including an elementary school custodian and a maintenance man working for a children's group home. The defendants are accused of soliciting sex from undercover agents who were posing as minors on various social media apps and websites.

Two Indicted on Sex Crime Charges after Multi-Agency Online Undercover Sting

TUCSON - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted two Arizona men accused of soliciting sex online from undercover agents posing as young teens. Vladimir Rodriguez, 34, and Fabian Tomas Montoya Renteria, 23, are each charged with one count of Luring a Minor for Sexual Exploitation and one count of Attempted Sexual Conduct with a Minor.

Tucson Man Charged with Multiple Felonies for Illegal Voting and Perjury

TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that Randy Allen Jumper, age 61 of Tucson, has been charged with two counts of Illegal Voting and one count of Perjury in Pima County Superior Court. Jumper was charged in a felony Indictment handed down in July, with voting twice in the 2016 General Election – once in Pima County, and once in Washoe County, Nevada.

Attorney General Brnovich Announces Agreement with 51 Attorneys General and 12 Phone Companies to Combat Illegal Robocalls

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich today announced that as a result of a bipartisan, public/private coalition of 51 attorneys general and 12 phone companies, the phone companies have agreed to adopt eight principles to fight illegal robocalls. This agreement will help protect phone users from illegal robocalls and make it easier for attorneys general to investigate and prosecute bad actors.

More than 2,500 Arizonans Eligible to Claim Up to $1,000 in Restitution from Settlement Involving Certain Jeep and Ram Vehicles

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a claims administrator will begin mailing claim forms to more than 2,500 Jeep and Ram owners who qualify for up to $1,000 in restitution. The restitution is part of an Arizona Attorney General's Office settlement with Fiat Chrysler involving so-called “EcoDiesel” Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram vehicles.

Managers of an Assisted Living Facility Indicted; 69-Year-Old Resident Dies after Two Days Without Air Conditioning

CHANDLER - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted two managers of a Chandler assisted living facility after the death of a 69-year-old resident who spent two days inside the home-based facility without air conditioning.

Two Valley Men Indicted on Multiple Counts of Sexual Exploitation of Minors

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that a State Grand Jury has indicted John Christopher Spero and Edward Clarence Elder separately, both on multiple counts of sexual exploitation of minors. The cases are unrelated. Both cases were investigated in conjunction with the Arizona Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.