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Carolyn A. Tyler Thursday, January 17, 2013
DENVER — The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced the charging of fifteen individuals accused of fraudulently acquiring, diverting and distributing large amounts of oxycodone, a Schedule II Controlled Substance in the Denver-metro area as well as in Oklahoma.
 
“Crimes around prescription drugs are on the rise in Colorado and nationwide and we are seeing a proliferation of fraudulent schemes to obtain and divert oxycodone which is highly-addictive,” said Attorney General John Suthers.
Carolyn A. Tyler Thursday, January 10, 2013
DENVER — On January 22, 2013, the Colorado Department of Law and Attorney Generals’ Office, will move from its current location at 1525 Sherman Street, Denver CO 80203, to the:
 
Ralph L. Carr Colorado Judicial Center
1300 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
New Main Number: (720) 508-6000
 
In preparation for this event, the Department of Law will stop receiving documents and be officially closed at 12:00 p.m.
Carolyn A. Tyler Saturday, January 5, 2013
DENVER — On January 5, 2013, John Suthers will begin his ninth year as Colorado’s Attorney General and in the process become the second longest-serving Attorney General in state history. Only Duke Dunbar, who served 22 years from 1951-1973, had a longer tenure as Colorado Attorney General. Suthers was appointed the state’s 37th Attorney General by Governor Bill Owens upon the election of Ken Salazar to the U.S. Senate. Suthers was sworn in on January 4, 2005, and was subsequently confirmed by the State Senate. He won election to the office in 2006 and 2010.
Carolyn Tyler Thursday, December 27, 2012
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that, Jason Hemingway (37 years) was found guilty of running an elaborate auto-theft ring, stealing money and deceiving Colorado Department of Revenue personnel. He was convicted in Arapahoe District Court of ten felony counts involving theft, aggravated motor vehicle theft, ID theft and attempting to influence a public servant.
 
“Taking a repeat offender off the streets for his elaborate car-theft scheme represents another victory for law enforcement,” Suthers said.
Carolyn A. Tyler Thursday, December 20, 2012
DENVER—The Colorado Attorney General’s Office today announced that Adams County District Court entered a consent decree in a case involving the now defunct, debt-settlement company, Orion Financial Group and its owner Eric Thompson.
Carolyn A. Tyler Tuesday, December 18, 2012
DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced the criminal conviction today of Viola Kwong (52) for felony forgery. Kwong had requested services for her elderly father through a Medicaid program that allows a Medicaid client to direct his or her own home-based, personal healthcare when able. In this case, Kwong’s father was too infirm to direct his own care and Medicaid authorized Kwong as his personal representative in obtaining those services.

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