Horne files lawsuit against Tempe AC company

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PHOENIX – Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne has filed a lawsuit against a Tempe-based company for allegedly deceptive telephone solicitation practices.

Horne filed the lawsuit against Abode Air, LLC, an air conditioning and heating service and installation company.

Horne's office has requested a temporary restraining order, a permanent injunction and civil penalties against the company. A court date has been set for Aug. 8.

The Attorney General's Office and the Better Business Bureau have received hundreds of consumer complaints regarding Abode Air's telephone solicitations, many from senior citizens.

Anyone who believes they have been a victim of consumer fraud should contact the Attorney General's Office in Phoenix at 602-542-5763, in Tucson at 520-628-6504, or outside the Phoenix and Tucson metro areas at 1-800-352-8431. Consumers can also file complaints online by visiting www.azag.gov.