DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that Candice Jenkins has pled guilty to the crime of engaging in a charitable fraud-scheme, a class five felony, against The Gathering Place. The Gathering Place is a shelter located in Denver that provides services to women and their children experiencing issues with homelessness and poverty. Jenkins also pled guilty to theft a class two misdemeanor.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
First of Two Settlement Funds will Help Build Regional Open Space Network
DENVER—The Colorado Natural Resource Damages Trustees have awarded $10,150,000 in funding for 11 conservation projects in the vicinity of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge.
McKesson to Pay Colorado more than $3.5 Million Resolving Abuses of Inflated Pricing for Prescription DrugsFriday, July 27, 2012
$151 Million Recovered in Multistate False Claim Pricing Settlement
DENVER—Attorney General John Suthers announced today that Colorado, as part of a national settlement against the McKesson Corporation (NYSE: MCK), the largest pharmaceutical distributor in North America that distributes one-third of the medicines used every day, has resolved allegations that McKesson violated the Federal False Claims Act and various state false claims acts.
Friday, July 20, 2012
DENVER — The following statement is to be attributed to Colorado Attorney General John Suthers in reaction to today’s Aurora movie theatre shooting.
“Sadly, Colorado is once again the location of a tragic and senseless act of violence that will be seared into our collective psyche for years to come.
Law enforcement in Colorado has learned lessons from prior tragedies and has responded to this incident quickly, effectively and professionally.
Monday, July 2, 2012
DENVER – Colorado Attorney General John W. Suthers today announced that the State of Colorado will receive more than $4.5 million as part of a settlement with pharmaceutical manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK) in the largest health care fraud settlement in history. The settlement, involving the federal government and a majority of states, requires GlaxoSmithKline to pay a total of $2 billion in settlement money plus an additional $1 billion in fines.
ATTORNEY GENERAL RELEASES STATEMENT ON U.S. SUPREME COURT DECISION ON THE INDIVIDUAL HEALTH INSURANCE MANDATEThursday, June 28, 2012
DENVER —Today, by a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the individual health insurance mandate contained in the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers was one the state attorneys general who oversaw the multistate case challenging the individual health insurance mandate and attended the first two days of oral arguments on the Affordable Care Act in early March.
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