Mail fraud

Gov. Doug Ducey
Jun 1, 2017

Ducey on indictment of friend, others: Don’t rush to judgment

Gov. Doug Ducey called the indictment against four prominent people he is associated with personally and professionally “very troubling,” but urged people not to rush to judgment and to respect the legal process. Former Arizona Corporation Commission chairman Gary Pierce, a Republican, was indicted in federal court this week on felony conspiracy, bribery, mail fraud […]

May 26, 2017

Lobbyist declares innocence in federal case

Lobbyist Jim Norton’s attorney said Friday federal charges against him hinge on the allegations of an “unindicted co-conspirator,” whose motivations will become “transparent” when the mystery person’s identity is revealed.

Oct 9, 2012

Arredondo formally resigns from House

Rep. Ben Arredondo resigned from the House today after pleading guilty in a federal court Friday to two felony counts of fraud.

Oct 5, 2012

Dinner honoring Arredondo turned out to be a key to his downfall

Rep. Ben Arredondo, a Tempe Democrat, faces a sentence ranging from probation to 37 months in prison after pleading guilty this morning to two felony counts related to federal charges stemming from a public corruption indictment.

Apr 8, 2010

Feds to announce arrest in yearslong fraud probe

Federal officials plan to announce that they have broken up a sophisticated tax fraud scheme that used identity theft, computer hijacking and wire and mail fraud. The results of the yearslong investigation are to be announced at a press conference called by the U.S. attorney’s office in Phoenix on Thursday morning. Other agencies involved in […]