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DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers said today he looks forward to hosting the National Association of Attorneys General summer conference at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs from June 16 to June 18.

DENVER — Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today announced that the state of Colorado will receive more than $376,000 as part of a $95.5 million global settlement with Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of sanofi-aventis U.S., LLC. The agreement resolves allegations that between 1995 and 2000, Aventis and its corporate predecessors knowingly misreported best prices for the steroid-based anti-inflammatory nasal sprays Azmacort, Nasacort and Nasacort AQ.

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 Ernie Colter (DOB: 6/08/1959) on three counts of theft and one count of forgery for his role in fraudulently obtaining a loan for a client and then stealing some proceeds from a related real estate transaction.

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 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 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 – 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.”

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