John W. Suthers

Thank you for visiting the Colorado Attorney General’s Office and Department of Law webpage. It is a true honor and privilege to serve as Colorado’s 38th Attorney General and the state’s top law enforcement official. Every day, we work hard to protect consumers from fraud, prosecute criminals who prey upon our citizens and preserve and safeguard Colorado’s natural beauty.

Our job is to provide ethical representation and legal advice of the highest caliber to our client agencies and service of the highest quality to the people of Colorado. Please explore our site to learn more about the work we do on behalf of the people of Colorado and our state government client agencies. I think you will be amazed by how our work affects you.


For additional information about our Consumer Protection efforts, please visit  Here you will be able to sign up for consumer fraud tips and alerts, learn about ways to protect yourself from fraud, and find out where to report fraudulent or suspicious activity.

News & Press Releases

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman welcomes José Esquibel, Jan Zavislan, Alissa Gardenswartz and Glenn E. Roper to the Colorado Department of Law and to their new roles.

Nearly $1 Million stolen in Tax Fraud and Unemployment Insurance Fraud Ring

DENVER— The Colorado Attorney General’s Office is joined by the Colorado Department of Revenue, the Colorado Department of Labor and Employment Investigations, Criminal Enforcement Unit and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation in announcing the indictment of an alleged tax fraud and unemployment insurance fraud ring.  Zanthia Woodard (A.K.A. Zanthia Finley), with the support of criminal associates Jordan Shead, Sorletta Capri Shead and Janae Cruz are charged with defrauding federal and state agencies of close to $1,000,000.

Denver -- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman welcomes Roger Hudson as the Department of Law’s new public information officer and communications director. Mr. Hudson has more than 30 years professional experience in news, communications and media management. His knowledge as a former reporter, anchor, news director and agency spokesperson will be invaluable.

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