John W. Suthers

Welcome to the homepage of the Office of the Attorney General and the Colorado Department of Law. It is a distinct honor and privilege to serve as Colorado’s 37th Attorney General and the state’s top law enforcement official. Every day, we work hard to preserve Colorado’s natural beauty, safeguard our precious water, protect consumers from fraud and prosecute criminals who prey upon our citizens. As a native Coloradan and attorney with more than three decades of experience in the public and private sectors, I am dedicated to helping keep Colorado a great place to live.

I hope as you explore our Web site you will discover more about what we do every day and how you can take steps to safeguard you and your family.

News & Press Releases

DENVER—For defrauding investors of more than $750,000 in an oil and gas wells securities scheme, Robert Allen Zickefoose (D.O.B. 07/19/64) will serve a 10-year prison sentence. He was initially indicted by the Colorado Attorney General’s Office in July of 2013 and plead guilty in July 2014. Zickefoose failed to appear for his hearing last month and subsequently, an El Paso County judge issued the sentencing order.

AT&T Mobility to Pay $105 Million in for ‘Cramming’ Customers’ Bills

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John W. Suthers announced today a settlement with AT&T Mobility LLC to resolve allegations that AT&T Mobility placed unauthorized charges for third-party services on consumers’ mobile telephone bills, a practice known as “cramming.” Consumers who were crammed often complain about recurring monthly charges for premium text message subscription services (e.g. horoscopes, trivia, and sports scores) that they never requested.

DENVER—This morning, the Colorado Supreme Court removed the legal obstacles preventing Colorado’s county clerks from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

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