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Monday, August 28, 2017

No agrave los desastres al tirar los dólares que usted ha designado para actos de caridad

DENVER - La Procuradora General de Colorado Cynthia H. Coffman está instando a los consumidores a investigar antes de responder a cualquier solicitud de dinero para ayudar a las víctimas afectadas por el huracán Harvey y la extensa inundación en el sur de Texas. Los desastres naturales, y aquellos causados por el hombre, siempre dan lugar a estafas de donaciones y caridades falsas.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Don’t compound a disaster by throwing your charitable dollars away

Denver – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is urging consumers to do their homework before responding to a solicitation for money to help victims of Hurricane Harvey and the widespread flooding in southern Texas. Natural and man-made disasters always give rise to fake charity and other donation scams.

Friday, August 25, 2017

DENVER- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced the filing of charges against Michael Taylor, an officer with the Silt Police Department.  Taylor was indicted by the Colorado Statewide Grand Jury and was charged with three counts of felony insurance fraud, three counts of felony forgery, and three counts of felony theft.  The indictment followed an investigation by the Attorney General’s office, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation, and the National Insurance Crime Bureau. 

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Mile High Heating & Cooling deliberately avoided seeking required building department permits

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced that her office is partnering with the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s READYColorado program to promote safe social media habits in honor of National Internet Safety Month. Follow @StopFraudCo and @READYColorado on your favorite platforms or search for the #SocialMediaSafe hashtag to get involved.   

Thursday, June 22, 2017

DENVER – Today, Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that Eddie Raymond Tipton of Flatonia, Texas, has pled guilty to theft by fraud, and computer crime charges related to his role in defrauding state lotteries in Colorado, Wisconsin and Iowa. Tipton was prosecuted in Wisconsin, as part of a multi-year, multi-state fraud case, and faces a total maximum penalty in Wisconsin of 13.5 years of incarceration.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

To receive settlement funds, claims must be filed by Wednesday, June 25

DENVER – Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is notifying Colorado residents that the deadline has been extended to file claims related to a multistate settlement for consumers who paid for Provigil or modafinil between June 24, 2006 and March 31, 2012.  The new deadline to file claims or object to the settlement is June 25, 2017.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

DENVER – Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that Colorado has joined with 46 other states and the District of Columbia in an $18.5 million settlement with the Target Corporation to resolve the states' investigation into the retail company's 2013 data breach. The settlement represents the largest multistate data breach settlement achieved to date.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

La procuradora general de Colorado, Cynthia H. Coffman advierte sobre las estafas de reparación de techos y de otros tipos de reparación residencial que pueden surgir después de las recientes tormentas

“Los individuos y negocios corruptos intentarán aprovecharse de los propietarios de vivienda afectados”


Monday, May 15, 2017

“Unscrupulous individuals and businesses will try to prey on impacted homeowners”

DENVER – In the wake of recent violent storms, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is warning consumers to be on the lookout for fly-by-night roofing and home repair contractors who promise to do work, but take off with your money. Following epic hail storms across the metro area, the Attorney General advises consumers to be on the lookout for unscrupulous individuals and businesses appearing unannounced at their doors.

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