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Attorney General Mark Brnovich Announces 13 Individuals and 14 Related Business Entities Indicted in Alleged Massive Health Care Fraud Billing Scheme

PHOENIX– Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that a State Grand Jury has indicted 13 individuals and 14 related business entities on criminal charges of Illegal Control of an Enterprise, Theft, Conspiracy, and Fraudulent Schemes and Artifices.

The accused persons and businesses listed below are alleged to have fraudulently billed the state’s Medicaid agency, Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS), for millions of dollars of services they claim to have provided to AHCCCS patients.  

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Urges SCOTUS to Uphold First Amendment Rights of Public Employees

PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) to review a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that failed to uphold the constitutional rights of a high school coach who was punished for praying alone on a football field in view of students. The case is Joseph A. Kennedy v. Bremerton School District.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Announces Fraud Charges Against Long-time Sunnyside School District Employee

TUCSON - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the State Grand Jury indicted long-time Sunnyside Unified School District employee, Joan Katz, on multiple felony charges for Fraudulent Schemes and Practices, Presentment of False Instrument for Filing, and Conflict of Interest.

Attorney General Brnovich Joins Bipartisan Coalition in Defense of Indian Child Welfare Act Before the U.S. Supreme Court

PHOENIX --- Attorney General Mark Brnovich today joined a bipartisan coalition of 25 attorneys general in an amicus brief in support of the United States and four federally recognized tribes in their efforts to uphold critical protections guaranteed under the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). Filed before the U.S. Supreme Court in Haaland v. Brackeen and Cherokee Nation v. Brackeen, the brief highlights the states’ compelling interest in standing up for the well-being of all children, including Native American children, in state child custody proceedings.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich Joins Bipartisan Coalition Supporting Congressional Hearings Addressing Youth & Social Media

Letter to U.S. Senate Shares Concerns about Social Media Platforms Exploiting Young People for Profit 

PHOENIX --- Attorney General Mark Brnovich joined a bipartisan coalition of 52 attorneys general expressing strong support for the hearings being conducted by the U.S. Senate Committee addressing protection and safety of kids and teens using social media.

Attorney General Brnovich Issues Statement on Arizona School Boards Association Inc. (ASBA) v. Arizona

PHOENIX -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich released the following statement today on Arizona School Boards Association Inc. (ASBA) v. Arizona:

“I am pleased the Arizona Supreme Court accepted jurisdiction in the case because Arizonans deserve clarity as soon as possible,” said Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “The legislature has spoken – there is no place for Critical Race Theory or vaccine mandates in our schools.”