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DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said an Arapahoe County jury’s verdict today sentencing convicted murderer Robert Ray to death was appropriate given his crime: murdering a witness.

“I can only hope that today’s verdict offers the families of Javad Marshall-Fields and Vivian Wolfe a measure of solace that justice was done,” Suthers said. “Both young Coloradans were senselessly murdered in June 2005 simply because Marshall-Fields was a witness in a murder case.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today the Statewide Grand Jury has indicted Jason T. Brooks (DOB: 5/24/1979) on 24 counts of securities fraud and theft and Donald S. Carew (DOB: 3/30/1972) on three counts of securities fraud for their parts in a multistate Ponzi scheme.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today the state of Colorado has received more than $2.6 million as part of a settlement with Eli Lilly and Company to halt its fraudulent promotion of off-label uses of the antipsychotic drug Zyprexa. Colorado’s share of the settlement was facilitated by the Attorney General's Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today he is taking part in a new public service announcement campaign to encourage parents to use video game ratings, which are assigned by the Entertainment Software Rating Board.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers praised Gov. Bill Ritter’s decision to sign Senate Bill 241, commonly called Katie’s Law, today, calling it a step forward for public safety in Colorado.

“There was much discussion in the last legislative session about solving cold cases. Katie’s Law undoubtedly will give Colorado law enforcement an important tool to solve these cases,” Suthers said. “The DNA database the Colorado Bureau of Investigation will build under Katie’s Law promises to help inject new life into cases that have long grown cold.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today the Statewide Grand Jury has indicted Camden P. Fortney III (DOB: 5/27/1942), Mary Cross (DOB: 9/30/1960) and Terry R. Robinson (DOB: 11/16/1960) on suspicion of commercial bribery, conspiracy and theft.

Denver, Colorado – In a nationwide crackdown on fraudulent charitable solicitors claiming to help police, firefighters, and veterans, Secretary of State Bernie Buescher and Attorney General John Suthers joined the Federal Trade Commission and other law enforcers in 48 states and the District of Columbia today to announce “Operation False Charity.”

 DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today the Statewide Grand Jury has indicted Derek Roy Kent (DOB: 10/30/1945) and Adam Kelepolo (DOB: 2/10/1973) on suspicion of committing 11 counts of securities fraud and theft against Colorado investors between September 2002 and March 2007.

DENVER - Colorado Attorney General John Suthers announced today the settlement of another lawsuit against a mortgage broker for deceptive advertising and sales practices. Earlier this year, the Attorney General filed a complaint in Denver District Court against Green River Mortgage LLC and its president, Dimitry Yakubovich, for violating the Colorado Consumer Protection Act. Yakubovich has since moved to Florida and no longer operates Green River. The settlement bars him from brokering loans in Colorado. The settlement also obligates him to pay $7,887 in restitution.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers criticized President Barack Obama’s decision this week to eliminate the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program in an effort to cut roughly $400 million out of the federal budget.

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