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DENVER – The Colorado Attorney General’s Office is announcing the successful outcome of a lawsuit brought earlier this year against Paymon’s Market, Inc. for selling “spice,” a synthetic cannabinoid. Rahmatollah Ghamari, owner of the convenience store agreed to pay $100,000 to settle the case. 

DENVER—Today the Colorado Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit that challenged the honorary Day of Prayer proclamations issued by Colorado governors as unconstitutional. In overturning the Court of Appeals ruling, the high court found that members of the organization Freedom from Religion Foundation did not have standing to bring the challenge.

DENVER–This morning United States Attorney John Walsh, Mexican Consul General Carlos J. Bello, and Colorado Attorney General John Suthers signed a trilateral memorandum of understanding (MOU) that formalized a cooperative relationship to protect and promote the lawful rights of Mexican nationals in Colorado who are victims of crime, and to promote trust between the Mexican community in Colorado and all levels of law enforcement in the state.  The MOU, the first of its kind between a U.S.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced civil law enforcement actions against three additional Colorado foreclosure law firms. The firms are accused of allegedly inflating foreclosure costs charged to homeowners and others and charged with violations of the Colorado Consumer Protection Act and the Colorado Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

DENVER —On election night, Colorado voters chose Chief Deputy Attorney General Cynthia Coffman to become Colorado’s 38th Attorney General. In response, Colorado’s current Attorney General, John Suthers, who is term limited, issued the following statement.

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced the launch of the Safe2Tell Education Toolkits. Available now for download, the toolkits provide Colorado students with age-appropriate resources to report school-safety concerns and showcase how Safe2Tell can help.

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today released comments he submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regarding proposed revisions to the definition of “Waters of the United States (WOTUS)” under the Clean Water Act. The proposed rulemaking by the EPA and U.S.

DENVER—The Colorado Supreme Court today issued its opinion in the case Justus v. State. At issue was whether the Colorado Legislature could alter the cost-of-living (COLA) formula for PERA retirees. The Court reversed the Appellate Court’s finding and ruled that the legislature’s 2010 modification to the COLA formula was constitutional. The Colorado Attorney General’s Office represented The State of Colorado and Governor John Hickenlooper in this matter.

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—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.

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