Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced a $125 million, multi-state antitrust settlement with Cephalon and its affiliated companies. The settlement ends an investigation by 49 state attorneys general into allegations that Cephalon engaged in anti-competitive acts to protect the monopoly profits it earned from Provigil, a drug prescribed for the treatment of certain sleep disorders including narcolepsy. The multi-state investigation determined that Cephalon’s anti-competitive acts delayed generic prescription drug competition for several years.

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich is urging Arizonans to take action to avoid identity theft in the wake of a Banner Health data breach that affects 3.7 million people: many are Arizonans.

Phoenix, Arizona - A retired Mesa police sergeant was sentenced earlier this month to 323 years in prison following his conviction on child exploitation charges stemming from a probe by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Mesa Police Department.

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced today that his office obtained a more than $6 million dollar judgment in restitution and civil penalties against a telemarketing enterprise that bilked millions of dollars from consumers nationwide.

Phoenix, Arizona - Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced his office recently obtained a $110,000 judgment against Burudi Mwonyoni and his company, Publishers Service Office, Inc.  The default judgment is the result of an Arizona Consumer Fraud Lawsuit alleging Publishers Service Office used a magazine subscription scam to defraud consumers throughout the United States. Publishers Service Office placed 48,000 telephone calls a month, using an auto-dialer, to sell consumers new or renewed magazine subscriptions.