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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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers praised the U.S. Senate’s vote on Christmas Eve to confirm the director of the Colorado Peace Officer Standards and Training Board, John Kammerzell, as Colorado’s next U.S. Marshal.

“I am pleased to see that the U.S. Senate has confirmed John as Colorado’s next U.S. Marshal,” Suthers said. “John has dedicated his life to public service and public safety. He has done a great job at the Department of Law as the POST director. I look forward to watching him continue his career as one of Colorado’s top federal law enforcement leaders.”

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today he is joining with several other state attorneys general in studying provisions of the health care bill the U.S. Senate is considering that discriminate in favor of Nebraska’s Medicaid program at the expense of the other states.

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