Phoenix, Arizona - As part of National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), Attorney General Tom Horne wants to remind consumers to “just hang up” on telemarketing scammers. Every year, consumers lose thousands of dollars by paying fraudulent telemarketers for products or services that are never received, business opportunities that fail to produce income, or lotteries that provide no payout.
Phoenix, Arizona - Aaron Lee Escarsega, 19, of Laveen, Arizona, a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James Carrto 120 months in prison, followed by a lifetime supervised release. Escarsega pled guilty on December 18, 2013, to abusive sexual contact of a minor.
Tucson, Arizona - According to the Historical Society Rancho De La Osa is one of the oldest continual standing buildings in the United States. Built as a mission outpost by Father Eusebio Francisco Kino, the building dates back to the 17th century and was used as an outpost to trade with the local Indians and Mexicans.
Phoenix, Arizona - As the result of more than 150 consumer complaints and an undercover investigation by the State, Attorney General Tom Horne has filed a Consumer Fraud lawsuit against Dennis N. Saban and his companies, Saban’s Rent-A-Car, L.L.C., D S Rentco, Inc., and A-AAAble Rental Ltd., also doing business as Phoenix Car Rental and Saban’s Rent a Car.
Tucson, Arizona - Launching in the fall 2014, the program offers financial help to those seeking master's degrees in areas that stand to boost the state's economy.
Tucson, Arizona - In the Upper Gila Watershed, drought conditions are having serious effects. Wells are going dry and farmers are planting fewer crops.