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Carolyn Tyler Monday, November 18, 2013

 DENVER — The Statewide Grand Jury indicted nine individuals for targeting distressed homeowners as part of a fraudulent short-sale scheme that allowed the defendants to ultimately defraud the banks and lenders who held the mortgages for the distressed homeowners. The announcement was made today by Colorado Attorney General John Suthers; Ronald Sloan, Director of Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI); Inspector General David Montoya of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Office of Inspector General (U.S. HUD-OIG); Acting Inspector General Michael P. Stephens of the U.S.

Carolyn Tyler Thursday, November 7, 2013

DENVER—The Colorado Court of Appeals today issued its opinion in a case (2012CA2313) in which a group of plaintiffs challenged a decision of the Colorado Attorney General to approve the transaction in which the Colorado Health Foundation sold its interest in several hospitals in the Denver area to HCA-HealthONE. The Court affirmed the trial court judgment dismissing the lawsuit. Unlike the trial court, which dismissed the case as moot, the Court of Appeals held that the plaintiff lacked standing to contest the Attorney General’s approval of this hospital transfer.

Carolyn Tyler Monday, November 4, 2013
DENVER– Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced that Colorado will receive approximately $7.7 million dollars from Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals (NYSE: JNJ) in a settlement resolving allegations of illegal off-label marketing activities of the drugs Risperdal and Invega.
 
The settlement, which includes the federal government, Colorado, and a majority of the states, requires the company to pay a total of $1.2 billion in settlement money.
Carolyn Tyler Tuesday, October 22, 2013

DENVER — During a community awards ceremony today at the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced that Division Chief Phil West is the 2013 recipient of the “Colorado Attorney General’s Excellence in Law Enforcement Award.” Attorney General Suthers presented the annual award with Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle introducing the Attorney General.

Carolyn Tyler Monday, September 30, 2013

DENVER—Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his Consumer Protection Section filed a civil lawsuit against Tobacco King, a Longmont tobacco store owned by Mr. Sang Leaming for selling a variety of products commonly referred to as “spice.” Leaming and Tobacco King sold spice products without warning consumers that the contents may contain illegal synthetic cannabinoids or other undisclosed, and potentially dangerous, chemicals.

Carolyn Tyler Thursday, September 26, 2013

Cautions Coloradans not to Fall Victim to Flood-Related Scams

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