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.
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced civil law enforcement actions against foreclosure law firms Robert J. Hopp & Associates and The Hopp Law Firm, including its principal Robert Hopp and affiliated title company National Title, and The Vaden Law Firm, including its principal Wayne Vaden and affiliated title company City Park Title. The firms and their affiliated businesses are accused of inflating foreclosure costs charged to homeowners and others in violation of the Colorado Consumer Protection Act and the Colorado Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.
DENVER — During a special presentation at the Arvada Police Department today, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers presented Sergeant A.J. DeAndrea with the 2014 “Colorado Attorney General’s Excellence in Law Enforcement Award.” The award is given annually to a certified Colorado peace officer who has served his or her community in an exemplary fashion over an extended period. Arvada Police Chief Don Wick and Arvada Fire Protection District Deputy Chief Mike Piper gave remarks before Sergeant DeAndrea accepted this year’s award.
DENVER—The Colorado Attorney General’s Office and T-Mobile USA, Inc., announced today a $90 million settlement agreement to resolve “cramming” charges. This now puts to rest allegations that T-Mobile placed unauthorized charges for third-party services on customer’s wireless phone bills. Of the $90 million at least $67.5 million will go directly to consumers who were victims.
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