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Erin Lamb Tuesday, May 12, 2015

$120 million will be returned to eligible consumers

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced today a $158 million settlement with Verizon and Sprint regarding wireless cramming charges. This agreement resolves allegations that Verizon and Sprint charged wireless customers for unauthorized third-party services. Of the $158 million, approximately $120 million will go directly to consumers who were victims.

Erin Lamb Friday, May 8, 2015

DENVER— Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced today that her office has filed a civil lawsuit in Denver District Court against Freedom Stores Inc., d/b/a/ Freedom Furniture & Electronics, Military Credit Services, LLC, and Freedom Acceptance Corporation. These companies have repeatedly broken Colorado lending and consumer protection laws in their aggressive pursuit of military customers.

Erin Lamb Friday, May 1, 2015

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman congratulated Assistant Attorney General John T. Lee on receiving the prestigious Governor Ralph Carr Award from the Asian Pacific American Bar Association. The APABA presented Lee with the award at its 25th Anniversary Celebration last week, in recognition of his service as a public-sector attorney.

Erin Lamb Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced today that the State has secured a record $1 million civil penalty against Popo Wee Mart, LLC, a former Colorado Springs convenience store, and its owner, Jin Ju Kim, for selling illegal synthetic cannabinoids, commonly known as Spice, at the store.
Erin Lamb Wednesday, April 29, 2015

DENVER –Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is warning consumers to beware of scams trying to exploit the recent earthquake in Nepal. During the aftermath of natural disasters, many people want to do their part by giving to charity in order to help victims and their families during their time of crisis. Unfortunately, scam artists prey on the generosity of others by soliciting for fraudulent donations.

Erin Lamb Monday, April 27, 2015

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced today that her office has sent out more than 20,000 checks to homeowners who were improperly charged false and inflated foreclosure costs by foreclosure law firm Aronowitz & Mecklenburg, LLP. Attorney General Coffman contracted with a third-party Administrator to send out the payments totaling over $7.7 million. Homeowners eligible for these payments cured, reinstated, or entered a loan modification to stop a foreclosure initiated through Aronowitz & Mecklenburg.

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