DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today the state has reached an agreement with Westwood College, Inc. to address allegations that the institution violated the Consumer Protection Act by misleading prospective students, engaging in deceptive advertising and failing to comply with Colorado’s consumer lending laws.
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DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against Consolidated Medical Services, LLC, a Highlands Ranch-based company, and its owner, Joseph Benedetto (DOB: 10/8/1972), on suspicion that they violated the Colorado Consumer Protection Act.
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today a $58.75 million multistate settlement with Wells Fargo to settle allegations that individuals working at Wachovia, which Wells Fargo acquired in 2008, engaged in anticompetitive conduct in the municipal bond derivatives industry. The settlement is one component of a $148 million coordinated state and federal law enforcement and regulatory action involving the U.S. Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Internal Revenue Service and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has obtained an order barring Denver-based RMI Associates from providing consumers with assistance in filing a consumer complaint with the state for a fee. The court order also requires that RMI Associates refund any fees it has accepted from consumers to assist them in filing a complaint with the Office of the Attorney General or the Federal Trade Commission.
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has filed a complaint against Denver-based RMI Associates on suspicion that the company fraudulently solicited customers that it could help them recover restitution related to a federal lawsuit the Office of the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission recently filed.
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers warned consumers to beware of companies offering to assist them in recovering restitution from the state’s consumer protection lawsuits in exchange for an upfront fee. The Office of the Attorney General learned of this scam after consumers inquired about the validity of RMI Associates and its Web site, www.recovermyinvestment.com.
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has reached a settlement with a Westminster-based company, Real Talk Network, David Allen Burke (DOB: 9/6/1967) and Melodie Rose Burke (DOB: 7/1/1969). The settlement permanently bars Real Talk Network and its principals from selling, marketing or advertising any debt-relief services. Real Talk Network also has agreed to pay the state $226,414, including $200,000 in consumer restitution, as part of the settlement.
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has awarded the Colorado Foreclosure Hotline a two-year, $600,000 grant to allow the nonprofit to continue its mission of helping homeowners avoid foreclosure.
The Office of the Attorney General finalized the grant in March, which will allow the Colorado Foreclosure Hotline to continue to serve Colorado homeowners for two more years.
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has joined 36 other state attorneys general in entering a $40.75 million settlement with pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline and SB Pharmco Puerto Rico, Inc., to resolve allegations of deceptive trade practices. Colorado will receive $839,479 under the settlement.
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has joined with the Federal Trade Commission and a series of other federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to highlight nearly 70 cases involving immigration-services fraud, including two case involving Colorado Springs-based companies, the Immigration Center and Simply Done Immigration.
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