State-Federal Agreement Totaling $1.375 Billion Resolves Allegations S&P Inflated Ratings for Risky Mortgage Investments
DENVER—Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman today announced that the State Grand Jury has indicted eight individuals, including several high-ranking members of the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, for operating a drug trafficking ring in the Denver-metro area. More than two and a half pounds of methamphetamine with a street value of approximately $40,000 was seized. Known by the code name of “Operation Tick and Flea Collar,” the investigation targeted a local drug trafficking organization led by Philip Lee Duran (D.O.B. 09/22/74, aka “Bandido Fee”), Michael Derek Mensen (D.O.B.
DENVER–In her first act as Colorado’s 38th Attorney General, Cynthia Coffman today met with Department of Law staff to announce her senior cabinet appointments.
DENVER–The Colorado Attorney General’s Office is warning people to beware of a debt collection scam in which people pose as law enforcement officials or government agencies. Consumer complaints to the Attorney General reveal a sharp increase in Coloradans receiving threatening phone calls and emails from this particular fraudulent debt collector scam. By using personally identifiable information, including Social Security Numbers, the caller attempts to collect on alleged payday loan debt. Complaints about this scam have increased by 1350% between 2013 and 2014.
DENVER — The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced today a $2 million settlement agreement with DISH Network L.L.C., a wholly owned subsidiary of DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ: DISH), regarding the companies’ sales practices. The Attorney General began investigating DISH’s sales practices in 2011, after a DISH price increase triggered numerous consumer complaints. Per terms of the settlement, DISH will now revise its sales disclosures nationwide to more accurately reflect that the company reserves the right to raise prices at any time.
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