Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced today that her office has shut down the unlicensed debt collection company Peak Resolution, LLC and secured a judgment requiring the defendants to pay approximately $491,000 in consumer restitution, penalties, and attorney fees. The judgment also prohibits the defendants from ever doing business in Colorado or collecting from Colorado citizens again without proper licensure and full legal compliance. Dan Cane, Peak Resolution’s owner, and Chris Hagerman, the company’s primary manager, are also subject to the judgment.
Eddie Wayne Johnson of Sterling, Colorado was sentenced to a total of 48 years in the Department of Corrections with five years of mandatory parole following a jury conviction of seven counts of securities fraud and four counts of theft over $20,000. The case was prosecuted by the Colorado Attorney General’s Office following an investigation by the Colorado Division of Securities, part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies.
Family-operated business in Colorado Springs advertised pole barn construction
DENVER- Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that an El Paso County District Court Judge has granted the Attorney General’s motion for a preliminary injunction against defendants Western Barn Company, LLC, Quality Barn Builders, LLC, Daryl Bruce Jurgens, Ryan Jurgens, Birgit Jurgens and Cynthia Jurgens. The injunction prohibits the defendants from engaging in any contractor-type business, including commercial and residential construction.
The bills were proposed as part of the Attorney General’s 2017 Legislative Agenda
DENVER— Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman joined bill sponsors at a formal ceremony where Governor Hickenlooper signed three important criminal justice bills into law. These bills were proposed as part of the Attorney General’s 2017 legislative agenda.
Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced today that Colorado has joined a federal antitrust lawsuit alleging that six generic drug-makers—Heritage Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Aurobindo Pharma USA, Inc., Citron Pharma, LLC, Mayne Pharma (USA), Inc., Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.—conspired to artificially inflate and manipulate prices for two generic drugs.
Today the legislature funded the Department of Law's supplemental budget request for fiscal year 2017. The vote was bi-partisan and consistent with the Joint Budget Committee's recommendations.
After initially dying in the State House, the Department of Law's request was resurrected in two Senate bills. Both bills passed the Senate and House by a significant margin.
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