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Media Advisory - Attorney General Suthers to Announce Important Consumer Protection Legislation to Address Unfair Practices Act

WHEN:   

Monday, December 18
10 A.M.

     
WHERE:  

Office of the Attorney General
1525 Sherman Street, 6th floor
Denver, CO  80203

Attorney General Suthers Lauds Federal Enforcement Action In Greeley

DENVER – Attorney General Suthers today praised the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the enforcement action taken in Greeley yesterday and other communities across the country.

“The misuse of valid social security numbers by illegal immigrants to secure employment has long been a problem. It is my hope that this enforcement action is an indication that federal authorities are determined to do something about it. It will require a significant dedication of resources by ICE and the Social Security Administration to solve the problem,” Suthers said.

Secretary Of State Gigi Dennis and Attorney General John Suthers Announce Results Of Colorado's 2006 Charitable Solicitations Annual Report

DENVER - Today Secretary of State Gigi Dennis and Attorney General John Suthers announced the release of Colorado's 2006 Annual Report on Charitable Solicitation spending during a joint press conference. The report provides citizens an overview of fundraising campaigns conducted by registered paid solicitors on behalf of charities, as well as a summary of the revenue and expenses of all charities registered with the Secretary of State's office.

Secretary Of State Gigi Dennis And Attorney General John Suthers Plan To Announce The Release Of Colorado's 2006 Charitable Solicitations Annual Report

DENVER - Secretary of State Gigi Dennis and Attorney General John Suthers will announce the release of Colorado's 2006 Annual Report on Charitable Solicitations spending during a joint press conference on Tuesday, December 12 at 10:30 a.m. in the Secretary of State's Blue Spruce Conference Room located at 1700 Broadway on the second floor.

Attorney General Suthers Issues Top Ten Tips On How To Avoid Becoming A Victim Of Fraud This Holiday Season

DENVER – Attorney General Suthers today issued a list of top ten tips on how to avoid becoming a victim of fraud this holiday season.

“Nothing can dampen the holiday season faster than becoming a victim of consumer fraud,” said Suthers. “The holidays are a busy time of the year for thieves. By keeping a few tips in mind, you can prevent them from taking advantage of you and your wallet.”

Attorney General Suthers Renews Call For Legislature To Adequately Fund Efforts To Enforce Counterfeit ID Law

DENVER – Attorney General Suthers today called on the legislature to provide his office with adequate funding so he can begin enforcing SB-110, legislation passed earlier this year that imposes a minimum $50,000 civil penalty on any person who forges or creates fraudulent identification documents.

Attorney General Suthers Appoints Tom Raynes First Assistant For Special Prosecutions

DENVER - Attorney General Suthers today announced that Tom Raynes, District Attorney for the Seventh Judicial District, will join the Attorney Generals Office in January as First Assistant Attorney General for Special Prosecutions. The Special Prosecutions Division falls under the offices Criminal Justice Unit.

Tom Raynes will bring extensive experience and a strong prosecutorial background to this position, said Suthers. Were pleased that he has decided to join the Attorney Generals Office and I look forward to working with him in his new role.

Attorney General Suthers Releases School Violence Prevention Manual

DENVER - Attorney General Suthers has distributed the Attorney Generals School Violence Prevention and Student Discipline Manual to hundreds of Colorado schools. In a letter* to school administrators and officials, he urges them to ensure their schools are safe environments and make school safety a top priority.

Federal Court Dismisses Smoking Ban Challenge

DENVER - Attorney General John Suthers today announced that Judge Lewis T. Babcock of the United States District Court for the District of Colorado has upheld the Colorado Clean Indoor Air Act and dismissed the challenge brought by a group called Coalition for Equal Rights.

Denver Man Sentenced to 48 Years for Financial Fraud

DENVER - Attorney General John Suthers and Securities Commissioner Fred Joseph announced today that Raymond Paul Morris, 49, of Castle Rock, Colorado, was sentenced in Douglas County District Court yesterday to 48 years in the Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to four counts of securities fraud and one count of theft, all Class 3 felonies. Morris was also ordered to pay $2 million in restitution to his victims.  Morris was indicted by the Colorado State Grand Jury in November of 2005.

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