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Carolyn A. Tyler Monday, March 11, 2013
DENVER — Generic versions of popular pain relievers must be made harder to abuse, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers and 47 other state and territorial attorneys general told federal officials in a letter sent today by the National Association of Attorneys General to the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Carolyn Tyler Wednesday, March 6, 2013
DENVER—U.S. Senator Mark Udall and Colorado Attorney General John Suthers warned consumers today to beware of tax-preparation fraud, a common scam where tax preparers change return documents to steal refunds and increase the return amounts.
 
Fraudulent tax preparers often solicit clients using Internet ads or by setting up temporary store fronts. Once a taxpayer contacts the fraudulent tax service, the scammer then fills out his or her tax forms and volunteers to mail it in on behalf of the consumer.
Carolyn Tyler Tuesday, February 26, 2013
DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced that the statewide grand jury has indicted Karen Gasparyan (D.O.B. 04/04/83) and Mohinder Grover (D.O.B. 04/13/50) of Aurora for violating the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act and engaging in a pattern of racketeering.
Carolyn Tyler Monday, February 11, 2013
DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced that a statewide grand jury has indicted Jeffory Shields (D.O.B. 10/01/1964) and Nicholas Sartini (D.O.B. 1/16/1968) on 16 counts of securities fraud. The indictment alleges that for approximately 11 months, beginning in January 2012, the two men solicited 21 investors from 13 states to invest in fraudulent exploration and drilling of oil and gas wells.
 
“Investors lost more than $1 million in the course of these fraudulent actions,” alleged Suthers.
Carolyn Tyler Wednesday, February 6, 2013
DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that Alan Johnson of Loveland (D.O.B. 03/15/1967) was found guilty of running a drug-trafficking criminal enterprise that distributed cocaine and methamphetamine throughout Northern Colorado and as far away as Montana.
Carolyn A. Tyler Tuesday, February 5, 2013
DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers filed a lawsuit today against Standard and Poor’s (S&P) in connection with the ratings that it issued on structured finance securities, including residential mortgage backed securities (RMBS) that were issued at the height of the market from 2004-2007. This lawsuit is part of a joint federal-state effort to hold those responsible for their part in the foreclosure and financial crisis.

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