DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced the criminal conviction of occupational therapist Cheryl Moss (47) of Castle Rock, for stealing from the Colorado Medicaid Program. Moss pled guilty to one count of felony theft and one count of felony forgery. She will repay the program $54,332 in criminal restitution and serve 60 days home detention in addition to performing 300 hours of community service.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
ATTORNEY GENERAL SUTHERS AND 32 ATTORNEYS GENERAL REACH $42.9 MILLION SETTLEMENT WITH PFIZER INC REGARDING THE DRUGS ZYVOX® AND LYRICA®Wednesday, December 12, 2012
DENVER - Attorney General John Suthers announced today that he and 32 other Attorneys General reached a $42.9 million consent judgment with Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) to resolve allegations that Pfizer unlawfully promoted its drugs, Zyvox® and Lyrica®. Under the settlement Colorado will receive more than $1.125 million for future consumer protection efforts.
“When it comes to something as important as people’s health, it is imperative that consumers receive accurate information,” said Suthers.
Monday, December 10, 2012
DENVER — The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced the arrests of twelve individuals including self-reported members of the Crips gang. Eight of the twelve individuals are accused of participating in a criminal enterprise that exploited juveniles through human trafficking and pimping-related activities. Juvenile girls were posted for sale on Backpage.com and made available to “johns” for sex acts. Four of the known “johns” are also in custody, and the underage girls are receiving treatment in undisclosed locations.
CONSUMER COMPLAINTS LEAD ATTORNEY GENERAL TO HALT DOOR-TO-DOOR MAGAZINE SUBSRCIPTION SCAM INVOLVING YOUTHFriday, November 30, 2012
DENVER –Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has secured a default judgment against several door-to-door magazine companies all owned and operated by Jennifer Proffitt-Payne and Cody Payne, formerly of Evergreen, Colorado. The companies covered by the judgment include Great Lakes Circulation, Inc. and American Cash Awards, Inc.
COLORADO ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT WITH OPERATORS OF FULL SPIRIT MINISTRIES/OPEN DOOR MISSIONTuesday, November 20, 2012
DENVER — The Consumer Protection Division of the Colorado Attorney General’s Office today announced a consent decree was reached with Full Spirit Ministries/Open Door Mission, its founder, Reverend Richard Thebo, his son Darren, and two of its board members, Andrew and Patsy Kaminski.
COLORADO ATTORNEY GENERAL ANNOUNCES $207.4 MILLION IN STATEWIDE CONSUMER RELIEF THUS FAR FROM NATIONAL MORTGAGE SETTLEMENTMonday, November 19, 2012
DENVER — The independent monitor for the National Mortgage Settlement today issued a nationwide report outlining the consumer relief activities of the five banks that are parties to the settlement. Since March 1, 2012, the banks disclosed that they have extended more than $26.1 billion in mortgage relief to more than 310,000 homeowners or roughly $84,385 per homeowner.
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