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Monday, April 20, 2015

DENVER—The Colorado Attorney General’s Office today announced that the Colorado Statewide Grand Jury indicted Robert Scott Wiens, age 52, for securities fraud. Wiens was arrested on a golf course by officers with the Broomfield Police Department. The 19-count indictment alleges securities fraud, theft, and forgery and resulted from tight collaboration between the Colorado Division of Securities at the Department of Regulatory Agencies and the Attorney General’s Office’s Financial Fraud Unit.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

DENVER—For the fourth time in two years, the Colorado Attorney General’s Office has successfully sued an air-duct cleaning company for false advertising. A consent judgment was obtained against 212 Home Inc., (d/b/a Denver Air Duct), and company owner, Eliran Raviv. While consumers were enticed with bargain $39 cleaning offers, they were ultimately charged much higher amounts. The company misrepresented the qualifications of its staff and misled homeowners into believing that their systems contained mold.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Colorado Attorney General Announces Final Outcome of Charitable Fraud Scam

DENVER — The Denver District Court today handed the Colorado Attorney General’s Office an across the board victory on its complaint against Adam Shryock, the founder of the fake charity fundraiser Boobies Rock!, Inc.. Judge Shelley Gilman ordered Shryock to return $1.89 million in gross receipts, pay $4 million in civil penalties, and also issued an injunction against Shryock from ever working on or near a charitable solicitation again.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

DENVER—The Colorado Attorney General’s Office has stopped another magazine company and its owners from deceiving consumers in order to secure magazine subscriptions. Subscriber Services Inc., owner David Keown and office manager, Marsha Ness are now barred by a court order from tricking Coloradans into believing that they will receive a $250 voucher and three free magazines in exchange for purchasing one magazine at a bargain price. The court found that these business practices violated the Colorado Consumer Protection Act.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

DENVER—The Colorado Attorney General’s Office, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and nine other state attorneys general, announced a $500,000 settlement to resolve state and federal violations of no-call laws. Billions of illegal robocalls were made on behalf of Caribbean Cruise Line (CCL) that generated millions of dollars in illegal cruise vacation sales.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

DENVER—With tax time just around the corner, the Colorado Attorney General’s Office is warning people to beware of a scam in which people pose as IRS agents and threaten consumers with arrest, deportation, and even drivers’ license revocation if they do not immediately pay their taxes.

Monday, March 2, 2015

DENVER - In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, the Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office unveiled its annual list of the top ten consumer complaints. During the 2014 calendar year, consumers filed 9,568 complaints and inquiries. This represents a 10% increase in complaints and inquiries from the 8,654 complaints filed in 2013.

Thursday, February 5, 2015

DENVER — The Colorado Supreme Court on Monday ordered a debt settlement company using the name World Law to cease certain operations in the state.

Hundreds of Colorado consumers paid sizeable amounts to entities using the trade names World Law Direct, World Law Debt, World Law Group and World Law Processing. Consumers believed the entities would provide legal representation while settling their debts at a discount. The entities advertised through websites such as www.worldlawdebtassistance.com and www.worldlawdirect.com.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

State-Federal Agreement Totaling $1.375 Billion Resolves Allegations S&P Inflated Ratings for Risky Mortgage Investments

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

DENVER —Adam Shryock, the founder of the fake charity fundraiser Boobies Rock!, Inc. will serve an additional six months in jail for contempt of court.

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