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Carolyn Tyler Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Colorado Consumers Entitled to Approximately $1.5 Million from Settlement
 
DENVER – Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, along with the attorneys general of 54 other states, districts and U.S. territories, announced today that they have reached an antitrust settlement with three of the largest book publishers in the United States. Hachette Book Group Inc., HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. and Simon & Schuster Inc.
Carolyn Tyler Friday, August 17, 2012
DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Pueblo County District Court judge sentenced Thomas K. Tienda to four years in the Department of Corrections after his demolition of a Pueblo house led to the airborne release of asbestos. A Pueblo jury convicted Tienda of eight felonies.
 
“Sheer greed drove Tienda to cut costs at the expense of the public and jeopardized the health of vulnerable members of our society, the homeless,” said Colorado Attorney General John Suthers.
Carolyn A. Tyler Monday, August 13, 2012

DENVER —The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced today that it has obtained indictments against The Silver Lizard, LLC, a Denver medical marijuana dispensary, and members of a multistate drug ring.

Carolyn Tyler Friday, August 10, 2012
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.
Carolyn Tyler 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.
Carolyn Tyler Friday, 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.

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