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Former Tucsonan indicted in installation fraud and theft case

Posted at 10:15 AM, May 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-21 13:15:26-04

TUCSON, Ariz. - A former Tucson resident was indicted on eight counts of fraud and theft.

According to Attorney General Mark Brnovich, Donald Theodore Diaz, Jr. faces charges including fraudulent schemes and artifices, as well as one count of theft for crimes he committed between December 2011 and April 2018.

Diaz, who operated a business called Elite Audio Visual Telecommunications, allegedly pocketed a total of $31,522 in down payments from 12 victims for electronic installations without doing the work.

The Attorney General's Office Special Investigations Section investigated the case, and Assistant Attorney General Rachel R. Heintz is prosecuting.