News & Press Releases 2010

Attorney General announces eight guilty pleas in pimping-ring cases

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that eight defendants indicted last year on suspicion of promoting and engaging in prostitution and cocaine distribution at a series of brothels in Denver, Longmont and Glenwood Springs have pleaded guilty. Jose Antonio Vigueras-Nolasco (DOB: 7/19/1952), the most recent to enter a plea, pleaded guilty to pimping, a class-three felony, on Monday, Jan. 19, and received a four-year sentence in the Colorado Department of Corrections. 

Attorney General announces indictment of Aurora man suspected of illegally dumping gasoline

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that the Statewide Grand Jury has indicted Steven James Yedo (DOB: 11/3/1964) on suspicion of illegally dumping gasoline, a hazardous waste, on land owned by Union Pacific Railroad.

Attorney General lauds Deputy Attorney General Monica Marquez as recipient of 2009 Richard Marden Davis Award

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers congratulated Deputy Attorney General Monica M. Marquez today for receiving the 2009 Richard Marden Davis Award, a prestigious distinction given to an attorney under the age of 40 who has excelled in the legal profession as achieved civic, cultural, educational and charitable distinction. 

Attorney General, Secretary of State ask Colorado to beware of scam artists exploiting Haiti disaster

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers and Colorado Secretary of State Bernie Buescher warned Coloradans today to be wary of unregistered charities or other entities attempting to use the earthquake in Haiti, which has left thousands dead and the island nation devastated, to scam consumers.

Attorney General asks Colorado Congressmen, Senators to help state recoup the costs of incarcerating illegal immigrants

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers asked the state’s U.S. Representatives and Senators to see to it that Colorado is fully reimbursed under the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) for the costs the Colorado Department of Corrections incurs to imprison illegal immigrants. 

Attorney General to testify before Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is scheduled to testify before the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission at a session on Thursday, Jan. 14, starting at 7 a.m. MDT. Suthers along with a series of other financial and legal experts will discuss the U.S. government’s economic recovery efforts and related instances of fraud that contributed to the financial crisis. Specifically, the attorney general will testify about state enforcement efforts in the midst of and in response to the financial crisis.

Attorney General unveils Internet-safety program aimed at preparing parents to help children confront online dangers

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today he has partnered with the Entertainment Software Association and Web Wise Kids to launch Wired With Wisdom, an Internet safety program designed to educate Colorado parents on how to help keep their children safe online. Colorado is the latest in a series of states, including California, New Mexico, Utah and Virginia, to participate in the program.

Attorney General to unveil Internet-safety program aimed at preparing parents to help children confront online dangers

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will join with Rep. Nancy Todd, the Entertainment Software Association and Web Wise Kids on Monday, Jan. 11, to unveil an Internet safety program that will help the state’s parents keep their children safe online.

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