News & Press Releases 2010

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that attorneys from the office’s Criminal Justice Section have secured an indictment from the Statewide Grand Jury against a Colorado man suspected of violating Colorado securities fraud laws while he was being prosecuted in an unrelated securities fraud case.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that attorneys from the office’s Criminal Justice Section have secured an indictment from the Statewide Grand Jury against two Colorado men suspected of violating Colorado’s hazardous-waste disposal laws.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that an Adams County District Court judge has sentenced Shawn Robert Adolf (DOB: 9/25/1974) of Greeley to 10 years in the Colorado Department of Corrections for his role in a heavy equipment and automobile theft scheme in Denver and northern Colorado. Adolf also was sentenced to pay more than $88,000 in restitution to his victims. 

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that the federal government, Colorado and eight other states have reached an agreement with Election Systems & Software to address antitrust allegations.  

Under the agreement, Election Systems & Software, which acquired Premier Election Solutions, Inc., in September 2009, will be required to take several measures to comply with state and federal antitrust laws, including:

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that attorneys from the Consumer Protection Section have reached a settlement with attorneys Jack H. Boyajian, Marvin Brandon and Karen Nations, their four law firms and one associated business barring them from violating Colorado’s debt-collection and consumer-protection laws. 

The consent decree, approved Monday, March 8, by a Denver District Court judge:

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers unveiled today statistics on the top consumer complaints for 2009 and the first two months of 2010 to mark the beginning of National Consumer Protection Week.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Denver District Court judge has ordered Daniel Ketelsen, the owner of Broomfield-based Legal Aid, to pay more than $238,000 in restitution and $100,000 in civil penalties.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that the Statewide Grand Jury has indicted Mark L. Schifter (DOB: 5/29/1956) on suspicion that he ran multiple fraudulent charity raffles that he used to steal from Colorado consumers.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that an agreement the New York Attorney General’s Office has struck with Toyota, requiring the automaker to assist consumers who own car models affected by the company’s recent recalls, will be applied to consumers in Colorado.

The terms of the agreement require Toyota and Lexus dealerships to assist consumers with affected vehicles in a variety of ways. Specifically, the agreement requires that the automaker:

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will address education and public safety leaders gathered at the School Safety Resource Center’s Safe Schools Regional Training event on Thursday, Feb. 25, at the Adams 12 Conference Center, 1500 E. 128th Ave., in Thornton.

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