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Carolyn A. Tyler Monday, October 15, 2012
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today the appointment of Melanie Snyder to head the office’s new Revenue & Utilities Section as deputy attorney general. In order to create better efficiencies and streamline operations, the Business & Licensing Section was divided into two sections: Business and Licensing (B&L) which remains headed by Deputy Attorney General Diana Black and Revenue & Utilities (R&U) now headed by Snyder.
Carolyn A. Tyler Friday, October 5, 2012
DENVER – Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced that the State of Colorado received settlement funds from pharmaceutical manufacturer Abbott Laboratories. The settlement resolves improper marketing allegations surrounding the drug Depakote which is used to treat various types of seizure disorders as well as manic episodes associated with bipolar disorder. Federal Medicaid program losses in Colorado totaled more than $4.6 million.
Carolyn Tyler Monday, October 1, 2012
DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office has issued an opinion under the Hospital Transfer Act (C.R.S § 6-19-101, et seq.) relating to the proposed transaction between Community First Foundation and Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth Health System, Inc. regarding the Exempla healthcare system.
Carolyn Tyler Monday, October 1, 2012

DENVER— Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that Candice Jenkins was sentenced to 90-days in jail by the Denver District Court. She also received four-years probation under the supervision of the Economic Crime Unit of the Denver Probation Department and is required to report the conviction to any future employer. In August, Jenkins pleaded guilty to the crime of engaging in a charitable fraud-scheme against The Gathering Place.

Carolyn A. Tyler Tuesday, September 25, 2012

DENVER— The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced today that an Adams County District Court jury found six individuals, including the rapper known as “Dame Fame” of Brighton, Colorado, guilty in a pattern of racketeering activity. The six committed credit card and bank fraud as well as aggravated motor vehicle theft. They were all found under the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act. The verdict was returned on September 20, 2012.

Carolyn A. Tyler Monday, September 24, 2012

National Foreclosure Settlement includes approximately $1.5 Billion for Payments

DENVER—Attorney General John Suthers announced today that claim forms are going out to Colorado borrowers who lost their home to foreclosure between Jan. 1, 2008 and Dec. 31, 2011, and who may be eligible for payment under the $25 billion national mortgage foreclosure settlement.

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