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DENVER— The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced today that the statewide Grand Jury has indicted Quantum Title after investigators found approximately $3 million missing from the company’s escrow account. After sending a letters to customers, its insurance company, and the Colorado Division of Insurance advising that it was unable to meet escrow obligations, Quantum Title ceased operations in July 2011.

DENVER – Joseph A. Smith, Jr., Monitor of the National Mortgage Settlement, has received an update on the consumer relief activities the five banks that are parties to the Settlement reported through March 31, 2013. The banks sent these reports to each state that is party to the Settlement with copies to the Monitor and the Monitoring Committee. This figure includes both completed consumer relief and active first lien trial modifications.

DENVER—Today, various plaintiffs announced the filing of a federal lawsuit challenging the legality of gun laws enacted during the recently completed legislative session.

Attorney General John Suthers issued the following statement in response:

“In defending the lawsuit as counsel for the state, the objective of the Attorney General’s Office will be to get court rulings on the legality of various aspects of the legislation as expeditiously as possible. Colorado citizens, and law-abiding gun owners in particular, deserve such clarification.”

DENVER —The following statement is to be attributed to Colorado Attorney General John Suthers in reaction to the Colorado General Assembly’s work to pass laws regarding the recreational use of marijuana. 

DENVER — Attorney General John Suthers today announced that Tatyana Datkhaeva, M.D. (D.O.B. 11/9/48) entered pleas of guilty to one count of felony theft and one count of misdemeanor theft for submitting numerous false bills to the Colorado Medicaid program and to Medicare for which she was reimbursed.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today the appointment of Julie Ann Meade to head the office’s Consumer Credit Unit.  In that capacity, Ms. Meade will serve as the Administrator of the Uniform Consumer Credit Code and the Colorado Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

DENVER - Attorney General John Suthers announced today that the Office of the Attorney General has filed a civil lawsuit and obtained a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) against Raymond B. Jones, Jr. (D.O.B  10/21/76), Cora Jones (D.O.B. 07/26/52), and several magazine telemarketing companies that they operate. The Joneses and their companies are alleged to have charged consumers hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars for magazine subscriptions that they neither wanted nor ordered.

DENVER—On Monday April, 22, 2013 the Colorado Senate Judiciary Committee voted 4-1 to reject the driving while under the influence of marijuana bill. HB13-1114 would have created a permissible inference that drivers with more than five nanograms of TCH per milliliter of blood were impaired. 

DENVER - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that an Arapahoe County Judge sentenced William Paul Buckley (DOB: 05/10/84) to ten years of economic crime probation and 90 days in the county jail for a series of car thefts that occurred between September, 2010 and January, 2011.

DENVER - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that Othello Bland (DOB: 06/19/1978) was sentenced to 14-years in the Colorado Department of Corrections by an Arapahoe County judge. Bland pled guilty in January to charges under the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act (COCCA) after reaching an agreement with prosecutors.


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