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Roger Hudson Tuesday, March 8, 2016

DENVER – In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman shares Colorado’s top ten consumer complaints of 2015.

During calendar year 2015, consumers filed 9,520 complaints and inquiries with the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. For the third year in a row, debt collection agencies topped the list of complaints by industry. Mortgage and foreclosure-related businesses had the second highest number of complaints.

Roger Hudson 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.

Roger Hudson Thursday, February 25, 2016

Another Member of Colorado’s Law Enforcement Community Killed While Bravely Serving the Citizens of Our State

DENVER – “For the sixth time since becoming Colorado’s Attorney General, and for the second time already this year, I am faced with honoring a Colorado law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty,” said Attorney General Coffman.  “I am both saddened and appalled by the continued violence against those whose duty it is to serve and protect all Coloradans.”

Roger Hudson 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. 

Erin Lamb 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.

Roger Hudson Tuesday, February 9, 2016

DENVER--Today the United States Supreme Court issued an order staying the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, also called the 111(d) rule. The Court issued today’s order in response to a legal request by Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman and a bi-partisan group of 28 other states and state agencies. The order will put the 111(d) rule on hold, allowing the federal courts time to fully consider the legality of the rule.

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