Phoenix, Arizona - This week, Thane Epefanio, 45, of Avondale, Arizona, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Steven P. Logan to two years in prison for embezzling money from the Hopi Mission School located on the Hopi Reservation in Kykotsmovi, Arizona.  Epefanio had previously pleaded guilty to money laundering and wire fraud. 

Phoenix, Arizona - On May 9, three members of Red Skin Kingz, also known as RSK, were sentenced to prison following their respective guilty pleas to RICO conspiracy for their participation in the violent RSK criminal street gang.

Attorney General Mark Brnovich obtained a consent judgment against Compliance Filings Service for allegedly sending government look-alike “Annual Minutes” mailers to Arizona businesses. The consent judgment requires Compliance Filings Service to pay $88,650 in restitution. All of the 850 Arizona businesses that mailed a check to Compliance Filings Service will have the opportunity to receive a full refund.

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a State Grand Jury indicted 33-year-old Lisa Corn on child sex charges after she allegedly sent a 14-year-old boy pornographic pictures of herself. Corn met the victim in an Xbox video game chat room. She is also accused of attempting to lure the 14-year-old to meet her for sex.

Tempe, Arizona - Andrea Whitsett has been named director of Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University. She has served as interim director since August.