201909

AZ Man Convicted of Internet Sex Crimes Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Alan Dain Rodriguez, 37, of Litchfield Park, will spend 11 years in prison for Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sherry K. Stephens also sentenced Rodriguez to lifetime probation upon his release from prison. He is required to register as a sex offender.

Arizona FinTech Sandbox Updates: New Improvements to Sandbox Law and Announcement of Involvement in ACFIN

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich today highlighted several improvements to Arizona’s FinTech Sandbox program that are now in effect as the result of legislation passed this past session. Brnovich also announced Arizona’s participation in the American Consumer Financial Innovation Network, an initiative of state and federal regulators spearheaded by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau designed to facilitate consumer-beneficial innovation in markets for consumer financial products and services.

AG Brnovich Announces Multistate Antitrust Investigation of Google

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that he is part of an Executive Committee leading a nationwide antitrust investigation of tech giant Google’s business practices. Arizona along with a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general from 48 states, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico will investigate Google’s dominant control of online advertising and search traffic that may be harming consumers and publishers. 

Attorney General Brnovich Announces Hiring of Josh Kredit as Deputy Attorney General for Law and Policy

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that Josh Kredit will be joining the Arizona Attorney General's Office as the Deputy Attorney General for Law and Policy. Kredit currently serves as the Director of Policy and General Counsel for the Arizona House of Representatives, a position he has served in since December 2016. Kredit will join the Attorney General's Office in October. 

Two Arizona Men Indicted Accused of Running Illegal Poker Room

PHOENIX - Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted John Anthony Schnaubelt and David Lee Dilettoso on charges of running an illegal poker room at Toso’s Sports Bar and Grill from approximately June 2018 to January 2019.

Schnaubelt, 53, owner of Real Poker LLC, was charged with three felony counts of Conspiracy, Illegal Conduct of an Enterprise, and Promotion of Gambling. Schnaubelt is accused of managing the illegal poker operation.