Texas man involved in online romance scams gets 3 years
A Texas man was sentenced on Tuesday to more than three years in prison for his role in an online romance scam in which the identities and images of real U.S. military generals were used to cheat victims from Arizona and around the nation out of a total of $1.5 million, federal prosecutors said.
Chaplik pushes bill to require businesses to accept cash
Republican Rep. Joseph Chaplik of Scottsdale wants to be sure that Arizonans don't get turned away from businesses in the state because they want to use "legal tender'' or cash to pay.
Official steers relief money to constituents
Some full-time residents of Mohave County in northwestern Arizona will be eligible to apply for $165 checks, each household’s share of one county supervisor’s allotment of federal pandemic relief money. The Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 on February 7 to approve Supervisor Ron Gould’s plan to have his constituents get his allotment of $8 million […]
Beware of campaign cash grabs
If you’ve got e-mail, chances are you’ve been asked to “chip in” to support candidates from school board to senator and to back nonprofits of all shapes and sizes. And while consumers have some protection from fraud and other malfeasance, a decade of legislative and judicial decisions have turned the campaign cash grab into the […]
Top gubernatorial candidates rake in cash
Thanks to several large personal loans made to her campaign, Christine Jones handily led a crowded Republican gubernatorial primary field in both available resources and money spent.