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Annie Skinner Tuesday, March 27, 2018

DENVER—Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced that her office has reached a settlement on behalf of the State of Colorado with various tobacco companies over disputes relating to the 1998 Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement (MSA). Under the settlement, Colorado will receive a lump sum payment of approximately $107 million on April 19, 2018. This payment is in addition to the annual MSA payment of approximately $75 million that the State will receive the same day.

Annie Skinner Monday, March 26, 2018

Bipartisan group of 37 Attorneys General tell Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to turn over information on Facebook’s business practices and privacy protections

DENVER – Today, Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that she has joined a bipartisan coalition of 37 state and territory Attorneys General in sending a letter demanding answers from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg about the company’s business practices and privacy protections.

Annie Skinner Wednesday, March 14, 2018

DENVER— Today, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that she has joined a bipartisan coalition of 56 states and territories urging Congress to end secret, forced arbitration in cases of workplace sexual harassment. Too often employees are required to sign employment contracts containing arbitration agreements mandating that sexual harassment claims be resolved through private arbitration instead of the judicial process. The secrecy surrounding these proceedings can protect serial violators and provide inadequate relief to victims.

Annie Skinner Tuesday, March 13, 2018

DENVER—Today Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced that the Statewide Grand Jury has indicted Shannon P. Murphy on five counts of securities fraud. Murphy is accused of soliciting and accepting investment opportunities into companies Epic Mineral Resources, Inc. (EPIC), Murphy Mining International, LLC (MMI), and Murphy Mining and Exploration, LLC (MME).  Murphy represented to investors that their investment funds would be used for mining operations and would pay substantial returns.

Annie Skinner Monday, March 12, 2018

DENVER- Below is a statement from Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman on the Colorado Supreme Court’s decision in School District No.1 v. Masters:

Annie Skinner Thursday, March 8, 2018

Debt Collectors are the top complaint once again


DENVER- Today in recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, the Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman unveiled her list of the top ten consumer complaints of 2017. During the 2017 calendar year, consumers filed 9,146 complaints and inquiries with the Consumer Protection Section of the Office of the Attorney General, a 5% increase over the 2016 total. 

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Annie Skinner Friday, March 16, 2018

After a teenage gunman killed 17 people at a Parkland, Florida, high school last month, schools across the country were hit by a wave of copycat threats.
http://www.pewtrusts.org/en/research-and-analysis/blogs/stateline/2018/03/16/to-prevent-suicides-and-school-shootings-more-states-embrace-anonymous-tip-lines

Annie Skinner Friday, March 2, 2018

Following last month’s deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, the state is looking into ways to prevent further tragedy. For inspiration, they’ve turned to Colorado’s Safe2Tell program, a statewide bystander reporting program aimed at improving school safety.
http://www.kunc.org/post/florida-models-colorado-safety-app-protect-students-future-shootings

Annie Skinner Thursday, March 1, 2018

From Safe2Tell: Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman has reached out to Florida Attorney General Pamela Bondi to offer her condolences and support after the school shooting February 14th in Parkland. 
https://patch.com/colorado/across-co/colorado-offers-safe2tell-school-app-florida
 

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