News & Press Releases

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that the statewide Grand Jury indicted Mike Tee (D.O.B. 05/16/73) and he is now in police custody. Tee is alleged to have led a criminal enterprise that staged automobile accidents to file insurance claims and obtain financial payouts. He faces 31 felony counts that range from theft and identity theft, to violating bond and attempting to influence a public servant. 

DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today that a bipartisan group of 35 state and territorial attorneys general wrote to U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and congressional leaders to convey their support for federal immigration reform that improves our immigration system, keeps our communities safe and protects our borders.


DENVER—Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced that Alan Johnson of Loveland, Colorado, was sentenced to serve a thirty-six year sentence in the Colorado Department of Corrections (DOC) after being found guilty of leading a drug-trafficking criminal enterprise that distributed cocaine and methamphetamine throughout Northern Colorado and into Montana.


DENVER-Attorney General John Suthers today announced a settlement was reached with EZPawn Colorado, Inc., and EZMoney Colorado, Inc., over allegations the companies caused consumers to pay more in interest on their payday loans than was required. Specifically, EZPawn and EZMoney were not refunding a pro rata portion of the interest rate when consumers prepaid their loans in full prior to maturity. 

DENVER — The Colorado Attorney General’s Office announced today that it has charged Clinton Dee Fraley (D.O.B. 01/05/77) of Englewood with 46 felonies for allegedly stealing more than $532,000 from four Colorado mutual-fund investors. Charges were brought after an extensive and thorough investigation by the Colorado Division of Securities which revealed the alleged criminal conduct on the part of Fraley.

DENVER —Colorado Attorney General John Suthers will travel to Mexico City to meet with Mexican Attorney General Jesús Murillo Karam on Tuesday, March 19th. Suthers and western state Attorneys General representing California, Idaho, Nevada and New Mexico will meet with Murillo Karam to discuss drug trafficking, human trafficking and judicial reform in Mexico.

DENVER —Attorney General John Suthers today announced Colorado joined 37 states and the District of Columbia in a $7 million settlement with Google over the company’s collection of data from unsecured wireless networks while Google took photographs for its Street View service between 2008 and March 2010. Colorado’s share of the settlement is approximately $125,000.

DENVER — Generic versions of popular pain relievers must be made harder to abuse, Colorado Attorney General John Suthers and 47 other state and territorial attorneys general told federal officials in a letter sent today by the National Association of Attorneys General to the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The letter encourages the FDA to adopt standards requiring manufacturers and marketers of generic prescription painkillers to develop tamper- and abuse-resistant versions of their products. 

DENVER—U.S. Senator Mark Udall and Colorado Attorney General John Suthers warned consumers today to beware of tax-preparation fraud, a common scam where tax preparers change return documents to steal refunds and increase the return amounts.


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