DENVER—Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced that her office has reached a settlement on behalf of the State of Colorado with various tobacco companies over disputes relating to the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA). Under the settlement, Colorado will receive a lump sum payment of approximately $107 million on April 19, 2018. This payment is in addition to the annual MSA payment of approximately $75 million that the State will receive the same day.
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Bipartisan group of 37 Attorneys General tell Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to turn over information on Facebook’s business practices and privacy protections
DENVER – Today, Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that she has joined a bipartisan coalition of 37 state and territory Attorneys General in sending a letter demanding answers from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the company’s business practices and privacy protections.
DENVER—Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that the Statewide Grand Jury has indicted Shannon P. Murphy on five counts of securities fraud. Murphy is accused of soliciting and accepting investment opportunities into companies Epic Mineral Resources, Inc. (EPIC), Murphy Mining International, LLC (MMI), and Murphy Mining and Exploration, LLC (MME). Murphy represented to investors that their investment funds would be used for mining operations and would pay substantial returns.
COMUNICADO DE PRENSA
8 de Marzo del 2018
La Procuradora General, Cynthia Coffman, da a conocer las diez denuncias y consultas de consumo más comunes para el año 2017
Los cobradores de deudas están una vez más en primer lugar
DENVER- Today in recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, the Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman unveiled her list of the top ten consumer complaints of 2017. During the 2017 calendar year, consumers filed 9,146 complaints and inquiries with the Consumer Protection Section of the Office of the Attorney General, a 5% increase over the 2016 total.
DENVER – Today Attorney General Cynthia Coffman announced a $120M settlement with General Motors Company (“GM”) over allegations GM concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch-related defects in GM vehicles. Colorado’s share of the multi-state settlement is $1,905,816.65.
El día de hoy en la ciudad de Denver, la Procuradora General del estado de Colorado, Cynthia H. Coffman, anunció que se llegó a un acuerdo por la suma de US$120 millones con la compañía General Motors Company (GM). Esto fue tras las acusaciones de que GM ocultó la existencia de problemas de seguridad relacionados con el interruptor de encendido en vehículos de la marca GM. La cantidad que le corresponde al estado de Colorado de este acuerdo multiestatal es de $1, 905,816.65.
Coloradans who were affected will be receiving checks in the mail
DENVER— Today Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that her office has settled a lawsuit against two lenders who charged predatory interest rates to Colorado consumers. The settlement will bring over $2M in funds back to Colorado consumers.
Los residentes de Colorado que se vieron afectados recibirán cheques por correo
El día de hoy en la ciudad de Denver, la Procuradora General del estado de Colorado, Cynthia H. Coffman, anunció que su oficina ha resuelto una demanda en contra de dos prestamistas que cobraban tasas de interés abusivas a consumidores del estado de Colorado. El acuerdo regresará más de US$2 millones en fondos a los consumidores de Colorado.
DENVER- Today Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that she and 34 other States and the District of Columbia have filed a “friend of the Court” brief in the United States Supreme Court, supporting the State of South Dakota in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., No. 17-494. The Colorado Attorney General’s Office is lead counsel for the coalition of States seeking to overturn an outdated rule preventing States from requiring out-of-state online retailers to collect the sales tax that is owed on retail goods.
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