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Press Room & Announcements

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Denver -- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is once again warning Coloradans to avoid falling victim to IRS tax scams. While tax scammers operate year round, their efforts  intensify as April 15th approaches. These attempts to swindle often begin with callers claiming to be federal Internal Revenue Service agents seeking immediate payment of taxes. The phony agents use intimidation tactics such as threats of arrest, liens on property, deportation, or driver’s license revocation in to scare consumers into making payments or disclosing personal information.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Denver – La procuradora general de Colorado, Cynthia H. Coffman advierte una vez más al consumidor de evitar ser víctima de estafas de impuestos a nombre del IRS. Aun cuando los estafadores operan todo el año, sus esfuerzos se intensifican al acercarse el 15 de abril. Estos intentos de estafa a menudo comienzan con las personas que llaman alegando ser agentes federales de Servicio de Impuestos Internos (IRS, por sus siglas en inglés), los cuales buscan el pago inmediato de impuestos.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today receives the Federal Trade Commission’s Partner Award in recognition of her office’s outstanding work to combat illegal debt collection and fight deception in the marketplace. 

Friday, February 12, 2016

DENVER –Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman releases a consumer alert on "Valentine Villains and Sweetheart Swindles." In today’s fast-paced world of instant communication and social media, many adults have turned to online dating sites to find love, especially around Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, not everyone is looking for romance. Thousands of people have been victimized by Valentine Villains using online romance scams.

Friday, February 5, 2016

DENVERColorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced a $470 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing, and foreclosure abuses.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman wins a court order prohibiting AAAA Television Electronics Vacuum and Appliance (“AAAA TEVA,) its owner Muhammed Murib, and sales manager Omar Murib, from conducting any further repair business, including the advertising of any repair services, pending a trial on the Attorney General’s November 2015 Complaint against these Defendants.

Monday, February 1, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is alerting Colorado consumers about an increase in scams involving unsolicited phone calls or pop-up computer messages warning that their computer has been infected by a virus. In these swindles, consumers can be charged thousands of dollars to have their computers “diagnosed” and imaginary virus removed.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is alerting Broncos fans to be cautious before purchasing Super Bowl tickets from unproven or unlicensed sellers. With average ticket prices hovering near $6,000, it is more important than ever that fans be cautious before purchasing tickets from  Internet or Craigslist sellers. 

Thursday, January 7, 2016

DENVER -- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman revealed today that her office, in cooperation with the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at the Colorado Department of Revenue, is investigating whether persons obtaining – and then selling – DMV appointments under the Colorado Road and Community Safety Act (CO-RCSA) are violating Colorado law. 

Thursday, January 7, 2016

DENVER - La procuradora general de Colorado, Cynthia H. Coffman reveló hoy que su oficina, en colaboración con la División de Vehículos Motorizados (DMV) en el Departamento de Impuestos de Colorado (Colorado Department of Revenue), está llevando a cabo una investigación que determinará si las personas que obtienen - y luego venden - citas del DMV, estan violando la Ley para la Seguridad Vial y de la Comunidad de Colorado (Colorado Road and Community Safety Act [CO-RCSA]).

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