DENVER -- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announces the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld the Colorado Roadless Rule in a case in which Attorney General Coffman represented the State of Colorado as a friend of the court. The Rule was the result of a six-year cooperative rulemaking process between the United States Forest Service and the State of Colorado.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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