Friday, March 6, 2015

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Actions Taken

Mark Brnovich
(Phoenix, AZ) -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich is warning Arizonans about a widespread foreign lottery scheme. Victims continue to receive unsolicited contact informing them that they have won millions of dollars in another country’s lottery but that they need to pay a fee to claim their prize. Victims send money, but never receive winnings.
(Phoenix, AZ) -- Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced the filing of a consumer fraud lawsuit against Advantage Foreclosure LLC (Advantage) and its owners Matthew and Lynette Van Remoortel. Advantage is an Arizona based company that advertised on the internet site located at and purports to provide foreclosure consulting services nationwide.
(Phoenix, AZ) -- With the April 15th income tax deadline approaching, Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is urging Arizona consumers to be aware of potential tax related scams.
“Scam artists use this stressful time of year to try to get their hands on your money and exploit your personal information,” said Attorney General Mark Brnovich. “I want consumers to be aware of the risks of falling for a tax scam this time of year."
(Phoenix, AZ) -- Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today the settlement of a consumer fraud case that was filed against Going Green Solar LLC (Going Green) and its parent company Gee Investments LLC (Gee). The Phoenix- based company, formed in 2009, markets, sells, installs, and finances photovoltaic (PV or solar) systems and products for consumers hoping to lower their utility expenses.
(Phoenix, AZ) -- The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has released the top consumer fraud complaints for 2014 in recognition of National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 1-7, 2015. NCPW is a coordinated nationwide campaign that encourages consumers to know their consumer rights and make better-informed purchasing decisions. Attorney General Mark Brnovich will also be providing consumer tips throughout the week to promote the cause.

Attorney General Brnovich filed an appeal on behalf of the state last week attempting to block President Obama’s 2012 deferred-action order that allows for driver’s licenses to be provided to young undocumented immigrants. The Attorney General’s Office provided the following statement regarding the filing: