DENVER- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced that she has joined 50 other state and territorial attorneys general in a bi-partisan coalition urging Congress to amend the Communications Decency Act (CDA) to clarify that states, localities and territories retain authority to investigate and prosecute facilitators of child sex trafficking wherever they operate, including online. The goal of the amended CDA is to close a gap in the current law which allowed online classified ad services to profit from promoting the child sex trade with impunity.
Denver – Today Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced the appointments of Melanie J. Snyder to Chief Deputy Attorney General, and Leora Joseph to Chief of Staff. These appointments follow the departure of previous Chief Deputy, David Blake, who recently accepted an opportunity in private practice.
DENVER— Today, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman was joined by El Paso County Sheriff Bill Elder, Deputy Chief Mark Smith from the Colorado Springs Police Department, and District Attorney Dan May from the 4th Judicial District, to announce the indictment of an alleged criminal enterprise that illegally distributed nearly 200 pounds of marijuana through the Hoppz’ Cropz storefronts in Colorado Springs.
Colorado law bans fraudulent immigration consultants and ‘notarios’
Denver – Today Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman was joined by Acting U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer, Boulder County District Attorney Stan Garnett, and community leaders from I Drive Colorado, and the Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition, to announce a collaborative effort to educate and empower members of Colorado’s immigrant communities to protect themselves from phony immigration consultants and other consumer scams.
74 Defendants charged for their role in trafficking millions of dollars in illegal drugs out of Colorado
DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced that her office is partnering with the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management’s READYColorado program to promote safe social media habits in honor of National Internet Safety Month. Follow @StopFraudCo and @READYColorado on your favorite platforms or search for the #SocialMediaSafe hashtag to get involved.
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