DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced that her office is partnering with the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s READYColorado program to promote safe social media habits in honor of National Internet Safety Month. Follow @StopFraudCo and @READYColorado on your favorite platforms or search for the #SocialMediaSafe hashtag to get involved.
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DENVER – Today, Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that Eddie Raymond Tipton of Flatonia, Texas, has pled guilty to theft by fraud, and computer crime charges related to his role in defrauding state lotteries in Colorado, Wisconsin and Iowa. Tipton was prosecuted in Wisconsin, as part of a multi-year, multi-state fraud case, and faces a total maximum penalty in Wisconsin of 13.5 years of incarceration.
To receive settlement funds, claims must be filed by Wednesday, June 25
DENVER – Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is notifying Colorado residents that the deadline has been extended to file claims related to a multistate settlement for consumers who paid for Provigil or modafinil between June 24, 2006 and March 31, 2012. The new deadline to file claims or object to the settlement is June 25, 2017.
DENVER – Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that Colorado has joined with 46 other states and the District of Columbia in an $18.5 million settlement with the Target Corporation to resolve the states' investigation into the retail company's 2013 data breach. The settlement represents the largest multistate data breach settlement achieved to date.
La procuradora general de Colorado, Cynthia H. Coffman advierte sobre las estafas de reparación de techos y de otros tipos de reparación residencial que pueden surgir después de las recientes tormentas
“Los individuos y negocios corruptos intentarán aprovecharse de los propietarios de vivienda afectados”
“Unscrupulous individuals and businesses will try to prey on impacted homeowners”
DENVER – In the wake of recent violent storms, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is warning consumers to be on the lookout for fly-by-night roofing and home repair contractors who promise to do work, but take off with your money. Following epic hail storms across the metro area, the Attorney General advises consumers to be on the lookout for unscrupulous individuals and businesses appearing unannounced at their doors.
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced today that her office has shut down the unlicensed debt collection company Peak Resolution, LLC and secured a judgment requiring the defendants to pay approximately $491,000 in consumer restitution, penalties, and attorney fees. The judgment also prohibits the defendants from ever doing business in Colorado or collecting from Colorado citizens again without proper licensure and full legal compliance.
DENVER — Eddie Wayne Johnson of Sterling, Colorado was sentenced to a total of 48 years in the Department of Corrections with five years of mandatory parole following a jury conviction of seven counts of securities fraud and four counts of theft over $20,000. The case was prosecuted by the Colorado Attorney General’s Office following an investigation by the Colorado Division of Securities, part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies.
Family-operated business in Colorado Springs advertised pole barn construction
Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced today that Colorado has joined a federal antitrust lawsuit alleging that six generic drug-makers—Heritage Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc., Citron Pharma, LLC, Mayne Pharma (USA), Inc., Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.—conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for two generic drugs.
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