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Saturday, December 20, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Attorney General’

Fast and Furious, Post Opinion

Fast and Furious, Post Opinion

          Why ‘Fast and Furious’ is a political loser   Posted by Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake The fight over Operation “Fast and Furious” recommences this week, as Congress returns to Washington today with a contempt vote on Attorney General Eric Holder looming. Darrell Issa (R-CA) before a hearing on "Fast & Furious: Management Failures at the Department of Justice" on Capitol Hill in Washington, in this February 2, 2012, ... Full Story

Attorney General announces lawsuit to dissolve a

  DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has filed a lawsuit aimed at dissolving the organization Fired Up For Kids so a successor organization can continue the entity’s mission as a nonprofit organization. According to the complaint, filed in Denver District Court, Fired Up For Kids solicited donations through the sale of calendars to raise money for the Children’s Hospital Burn Unit. Although the organization presented itself as a ... Full Story

AG lauds failure of cell phone bill

Attorney General lauds failure of bill that would have allowed businesses to robocall cell phones DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers issued the following statement after the sponsor of legislation that would have allowed businesses to call consumers’ cell phones using robocalls withdrew his bill: “Although I have been unsuccessful in my efforts to shield Colorado consumers from all non-emergency robocalls, I am pleased to see that Congress has decided not to subject ... Full Story

Multi-million multi-state settlement with Wells Fargo

Attorney General announces $58.75 million multi-state settlement with Wells Fargo to resolve bid-rigging allegations 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 ... Full Story

Beware of false charity scams after quake, tsunami

Attorney General, Secretary of State and AARP ElderWatch warn Coloradans to beware of false charity scams after quake, tsunami DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers has joined today with Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler and AARP ElderWatch to warn Coloradans to beware of scams trying to exploit the earthquake and tsunami in Japan as a means to steal their money. “Although we have not yet received any complaints from consumers, experience tells us that scam artists are ... Full Story

Top Consumer Complaints in Colorado

Attorney General unveils top 2010 consumer complaints During the 2010 calendar year, Colorado consumers filed 6,462 complaints with the Office of the Attorney General — a nearly 37 percent increase over 2009’s total of 4,723 complaints and a 117 percent increase over 2008’s total of 2,969 complaints.  

Sentence for man involved in investment, securities

Attorney General announces 10-year community corrections sentence for man involved in investment, securities fraud scam   DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced that a Douglas County District Court judge sentenced Adam Kelepolo (DOB: 2/10/1973) to a 10-year community corrections sentence for his part in defrauding investors between September 2002 and March 2007 as part of a securities fraud scheme. Kelepolo also was ordered to pay $820,000 in restitution to his ... Full Story

Case against suspected serial burglar of Front Range

Case against suspected serial burglar of Front Range golf courses

Attorney General tees off case against suspected serial burglar of Front Range golf courses DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office, in conjunction with the Broomfield Police Department, have arrested a Lakewood  man suspected of stealing tens of thousands of dollars worth of items from numerous individuals and golf courses along the Front Range. According to the 20-count indictment, Marc Pierre Friel (DOB: 7/4/1966) stole more than $93,000 worth ... Full Story

16-year prison sentence for ringleader

Attorney General announces 16-year prison sentence for ringleader of multimillion-dollar commercial Ponzi scheme   DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Denver judge has sentenced John Reinholdt II (DOB: 1/10/1972) to 16 years in prison and ordered him to pay $2.5 million in restitution for his role in running a commercial Ponzi scheme. “Criminals that defraud Colorado banks drive up the cost of home loans and other credit for all consumers,” ... Full Story

Attorney General Suthers falsely accused of assault

Attorney General Suthers falsely accused of assault

Larimer County Sheriff Press Release October 22, 2010 After attending the Old Fashioned Political Rally at the Ranch on October 12, 2010, Robert Trucker(102560) of Brighton, Colorado, filed a report with Larimer County Sheriff's Office on October 13, 2010,  that he had been assaulted the night before by Attorney General John Suthers.  The two had been in a discussion about a proposition on the November ballot.  An LCSO Lieutenant began an extensive investigation into ... Full Story

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