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 www.stopfraudcolorado.gov.  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—The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit rejected Apple Inc.’s challenge to the ruling in State of Texas, et al. v. Penguin Group (USA) Inc., et. al.  The appellate court affirmed the lower court’s finding that Apple conspired with several publishers to set prices on eBooks, an agreement that raised prices for consumers.

DENVER— A popular telephone scam targeting older citizens has taken a threatening new twist.  The grandparent scam is often perpetrated when an older adult is called by someone pretending to be a grandchild or relative. The caller may claim they were arrested in a foreign country for drunk driving or were involved in a car accident.  They ask the potential victim to send money so they can return home safely and not to tell anyone so they don’t get into more trouble. 

U.S. Supreme Court Remands Kerr v. Hickenlooper to Lower Court

DENVER—The U.S. Supreme Court today vacated the decision by the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Kerr v. Hickenlooper, a lawsuit challenging the Colorado Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights (TABOR) under the U.S. Constitution’s Guarantee Clause. The Attorney General defended the case in the trial court and on appeal to the Tenth Circuit. 

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