News & Press Releases 2011

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that attorneys from his office have reached an agreement with a Dallas, Texas-based payday lender, Payday Everyday of Colorado, to settle issues involving the company’s repeated failure to comply with state-ordered corrective actions since 2009. Under the final agency order, filed by the office’s Uniform Consumer Credit Code unit, Payday Everyday of Colorado paid the state more than $125,000 in consumer restitution.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office, in conjunction with the Northern Colorado Drug Task Force, has shut down a marijuana-distribution ring that used state-issued medical marijuana records in an attempt to conceal its distribution of large quantities of marijuana to non-patients in northern Colorado and New Mexico between December 2009 and December 2010.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that his office in conjunction with the National Association of Attorneys General and the National Association of State Chief Information Officers has worked with Facebook to modify its stated terms and conditions for state agencies. The arrangement will allow the Office of the Attorney General as well as other state agencies in Colorado to engage with the public through Facebook in accordance with the site’s terms of service agreement.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a Jefferson County District Court judge has entered a final judgment against Sherron L. Lewis, Jr., (DOB: 9/26/1956) after he failed to respond to the state’s lawsuit over his illegal foreclosure-relief activities. The judgment permanently bars Lewis from providing foreclosure-relief services and requires that he pay $181,266 to the state in restitution, fines and costs.

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