DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that Colorado residents who purchased electronic books (e-books) should begin receiving account credits or checks on Tuesday, June 21 as a result of the successful prosecution of a price-fixing case against Apple, Inc. Apple paid $400 million in nationwide consumer compensation after the United States Supreme Court denied Apple’s request to review the decision of a lower court finding Apple had violated the antitrust laws.
DENVER—Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman and Solicitor General Frederick Yarger have accepted another National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) “Best Brief Award” at the organization’s 2016 summer conference in Burlington, Vermont. This is the second consecutive year the office has received the award, which honors the best United States Supreme Court briefs authored by attorneys general offices across the country.
“I have done what I can within the bounds of my power and authority as Attorney General to resolve this matter without litigation,” said Cynthia H. Coffman. “It is unfortunate that New Mexico has chosen to sue the State of Colorado over the Gold King Mine spill when it was EPA’s actions that sent acid mine drainage pouring into the Animas River last August. It’s unclear to me how suing Colorado furthers the states’ mutual goal of holding the EPA to its promise to ‘take full responsibility’ for turning our rivers yellow.
DENVER— The federal Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) has lost its fight to regulate hydraulic fracturing on federal land. Yesterday, a Wyoming federal judge granted a request by four states—Colorado, North Dakota, Utah, and Wyoming—to permanently set aside hydraulic fracturing rules issued by the BLM in March 2015. Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman joined in the case on behalf of Colorado.
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 the shooting in Orlando, Florida. Sadly, many fraudsters take advantage of tragedy to line their own pockets through donation scams.
“Coloradans always are extremely generous in response to those in need. Be charitable, but be smart,” said Attorney General Coffman. “If you want to help, ensure that the person collecting your money is really giving it to victims or to organizations providing victim and community support.”
Millions Owed to Colorado
DENVER – Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman has joined Attorney Generals in 20 different states in an original action filing in the U.S. Supreme Court against the State of Delaware. At a minimum, Delaware has approximately $150 million that rightfully belongs to its sister states under the federal Disposition of Abandoned Money Orders and Traveler’s Checks Act.
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