DENVER- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced the filing of charges against licensed Speech Language Pathologist Tara Leigh Rose, owner of Beyond Words, LLC. Rose was charged with six counts of felony theft and six counts of felony computer crime after allegedly fraudulently billing Medicaid for over $1.2 million.
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16 de Mayo de 2018
La Procuradora General, Cynthia Coffman, alertó a los consumidores de que si fueron estafados por personas que utilizaban los servicios de Western Union, ahora pueden presentar un reclamo para que se les regrese el dinero
La empresa pagó US$86 millones para liquidar los cargos
Company Paid $586 Million to Settle Charges
Medicare will never call you uninvited and ask you for personal or private information
DENVER— Today Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman issued a warning to Colorado consumers to be on the lookout for scammers calling, emailing or texting and claiming to be officials from Medicare. These predators are using the distribution of new Medicare cards as an opportunity to trick consumers into giving up their money or personal information. The scammers may threaten to cancel health benefits, or claim to need payment or private information to issue a new Medicare card.
Businesses used unsuspecting consumers’ addresses in filings with the Colorado Secretary of State
DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced the filing of several suits against businesses that fraudulently filed their organizing documents with the Secretary of State. These purported businesses used unwitting Colorado consumers’ addresses to fraudulently incorporate in Colorado.
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.
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.
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.
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