DENVER—Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has filed a civil lawsuit against Apollo Credit Agency, Inc. and General Manager James P. Saddoris. The lawsuit was filed after Apollo’s clients contacted the Consumer Protection Section of the Office claiming they had not been paid on accounts placed with Apollo for collection. The Attorney General’s Office alleges that Apollo, as a licensed collection agency, was violating the Colorado Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (CFDCPA) by failing to remit payments it owed clients.
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DENVER —The Consumer Protection Section of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office today announced it filed a civil lawsuit against Rocio Trujillo (03/16/1982) and her husband, Anthony Trujillo (09/07/1979) and several companies they operate for violating the Colorado Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). The complaint alleges that the Trujillo’s orchestrated a magazine telemarketing scam that victimized thousands of consumers. The elderly were specific targets.
DENVER —Adam Cole Shryock, the founder of Boobies Rock!, Inc., The Se7ven Group and Say No 2 Cancer was sentenced to 14 days in the Denver County Jail for contempt of court. Shryock was found to be in violation of the Court’s Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) and Stipulated Preliminary Injunction (PI) as well as a court-ordered asset freeze. He must report to jail on January 31, 2014.
DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that he is reallocating $23 million from Colorado’s National Mortgage Settlement funds to affordable housing programs with special emphasis in funding affordable housing in areas hardest hit by the recent flood and wildfires. The money is part of the overall $51.17 million in custodial funds Colorado recovered from the National Mortgage Settlement.
The Settlement funds were initially allocated as follows:
Colorado Foreclosure Hotline: $1,100,000.00
DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Suthers announced today that the Consumer Protection Section of his office filed a civil lawsuit against Paymon’s Market, Inc., an Aurora convenience store, for selling synthetic cannabinoids, commonly referred to as “spice.” Defendants Rhamatollah Ghamari (D.O.B. 04/21/85) and Paymon Eliott Ghamari (D.O.B. 09/01/52) owned and operated the store and sold spice products with deceptive labeling that failed to warn consumers that the contents contained dangerous and illegal synthetic cannabinoids.
DENVER—Nearly 3,850 foreclosed borrowers in Colorado will soon receive notice that they may be eligible to receive payments as part of a $2.1 billion state-federal settlement with Ocwen Financial Corporation and its subsidiary, Ocwen Loan Servicing. The settlement regarding servicing misconduct was announced by The Colorado Attorney General’s Office, 48 additional states and the District of Columbia, as well as the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
DENVER—With receipt of $225,000, the state has resolved a case in which 615 Coloradans were financially harmed by a Texas-based debt-settlement company that was operating illegally in Colorado. The Consumer Protection Section of the Attorney General’s Office has entered a stipulation and final agency order with the now defunct CreditAnswers and its Chief Executive Officer William Loughborough (D.O.B. 11/02/62).
DENVER– The Colorado Attorney General’s Office has filed a civil lawsuit and stipulated consent judgment against Argosy University, Denver and parent company Education Management Corporation (NASDAQ: EDMC). Argosy is accused of deceiving, misleading and financially injuring students seeking doctorate of education in counseling psychology degrees (EdD-CP) in violation of the Colorado Consumer Protection Act.
DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a civil lawsuit was filed and Temporary Restraining Order obtained against Andre Shatyko (D.O.B. 01/01/86), Alexander Kurdyukov (D.O.B.
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