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Press Room & Announcements

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

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.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

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.

Monday, June 6, 2011

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has reached an agreement with Office Depot to offer a refund to roughly 115 Colorado governmental agencies and nonprofits in connection with the sale of office supplies between January 2006 and March 2009.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Denver District Court judge has ordered Glenn Jessen (DOB: 6/18/1969), the former president of Claim Specialists International, Inc., to pay more than $1.7 million in restitution for accepting payment for but not performing roofing work for Denver and Colorado Springs homeowners. The court also ordered Jessen to pay more than $4.2 million in civil penalties and more than $639,000 in costs and fees to the Office of the Attorney General.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Denver District Court judge has ordered a Centennial mortgage broker and his mortgage brokerage companies to pay nearly $1 million in civil penalties, consumer restitution and disgorgement for engaging in deceptive advertising and fraudulent loan-origination practices. The ruling against Leo Shifrin and his companies also bars them from engaging in loan origination in Colorado. The judge also awarded the Office of the Attorney General attorneys fees and costs related to prosecuting the case.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has reached a settlement with Simply Done Immigration, a Colorado Springs-based business, and its owner, Joseph P. Corrigan (DOB: 12/21/1965), which bars them from offering immigration-help services in Colorado and requires them to pay $20,000 in consumer restitution.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit against Castle Rock-based Loan Modification Solutions; its owners, Robert Auhll (DOB: 9/21/1963) and Nanette Auhll (DOB: 3/7/1963); and the company’s salesperson, Thomas Stefanszky (DOB: 7/23/1962), on suspicion that they defrauded consumers in search of home loan modifications and foreclosure relief in Colorado and other states.

Monday, January 31, 2011

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that the state has reached a settlement with the Oklahoma-based tanning chain At The Beach that resolves allegations that the company misled consumers about its tanning contracts. The agreement requires At The Beach to pay an estimated $350,000 in consumer restitution, fines and attorney fees and requires that At The Beach halt its deceptive sales practices and record all of its future sales.

Friday, January 21, 2011

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Larimer County District Court judge has sentenced Jeremy Michael Hart (DOB: 11/26/1973) to nine years in prison for his role in a securities fraud scheme. The judge also ordered Hart to pay roughly $3.4 million in restitution.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Jefferson County District Court judge has entered a final judgment against Sherron L. Lewis, Jr., (DOB: 9/26/1956) after he failed to respond to the state’s lawsuit over his illegal foreclosure-relief activities. The judgment permanently bars Lewis from providing foreclosure-relief services and requires that he pay $181,266 to the state in restitution, fines and costs.

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