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Attorney General Brnovich Announces Fair Housing Act Lawsuit Against Mobile Home Community

MESA - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that the Civil Rights Division of the Arizona Attorney General’s Office (CRD) has filed an Arizona Fair Housing Act lawsuit against Brentwood Southern, LLC, d/b/a Brentwood Southern Mobile Home Community, and Kingsley Management Corporation (Defendants). Under the Arizona Fair Housing Act, it is unlawful for a person or entity to discriminate against individuals with disabilities in the terms and conditions of their housing.

Free Tucson - Marana No-Contact Shred-A-Thon and Prescription Drug Take-Back Event this Weekend

What: The Arizona Attorney General’s Office (AGO), Pima County Sheriff's Department, the Leman Academy of Excellence, and the Town of Marana are hosting a FREE no-contact Shred-A-Thon and Prescription Drug Take-Back event this Saturday, April 24, in Tucson.

Event volunteers and participants will follow current CDC social distancing guidelines. The public will be asked to remain in their vehicle during the event. Participants are asked to place documents and unwanted prescription drugs in the trunk of their vehicle before arriving.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Announces 2021 Arizona Crime Victims' Rights Award Week Champions

PHOENIX – Each year, National Crime Victims' Rights Week (NCVRW) is observed by the Arizona Attorney General’s Office (AGO) to honor and reflect upon the important work that individuals, law enforcement, non-profits, and many other organizations across the country do to advocate for crime victims. NCVRW is April 18th - April 24th, and this year's theme, Support Victims. Build Trust. Engage Communities., exemplifies how advocating for crime victims throughout their healing process is central to the mission of serving justice.

Chandler Man Accused of Trying to Conceal History of Arrests to Obtain Tutoring Job Indicted

CHANDLER - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that a State Grand Jury indicted Brett James Smith, also known as Brett James Zagorac, on charges of Fraud, Forgery, and Perjury. Smith is accused of fraudulently misrepresenting his background and credentials to obtain private tutor employment and access to children as a private tutor.

Attorney General Brnovich Co-Leads Bipartisan Coalition Calling on Congress to Modernize State Systems for Sealing and Expunging of Criminal Records

One-third of Americans Have Records of Arrest or Prior Conviction, Creating Barriers to Employment, Education, Housing & Economic Opportunity

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich co-led a bipartisan coalition of 22 attorneys general urging Congress to provide federal funds for state systems and technology upgrades needed to seal and expunge criminal justice records.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Sues Federal Government Over Environmentally Harmful Immigration Decisions

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and federal officials for violating the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) over destructive immigration policies. The Attorney General’s Office (AGO) is asking the U.S. District Court in Arizona to void the decisions to stop border wall construction and the “Remain in Mexico” policy until the federal government complies with its obligations under NEPA.

Phoenix Man and 2 Co-Defendants Accused of Using Websites to Harass Victims

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that a State Grand Jury has indicted Charles Rodrick, of Phoenix, for Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices, Illegally Conducting an Enterprise, Computer Tampering, and Harassment. Rodrick’s co-defendants, Brent Oesterblad and Sarah Shea were also charged in a scheme where they allegedly harassed victims on their websites.
 

Free No-Contact Shred-A-Thon this Weekend in Phoenix

What: The Attorney General’s Office and Central United Methodist Church are hosting a FREE no-contact Shred-A-Thon this Saturday, April 10, in Phoenix. AARP is generously providing the trucks for the event.

Event volunteers and participants will follow current CDC social distancing guidelines. The public will be asked to remain in their vehicle during the event. Participants are asked to place documents in the trunk of their vehicle before arriving.