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DENVER – Attorney General Suthers today announced important consumer protection legislation to amend Colorado’s Unfair Practices Act.

“The essence of a free enterprise system is competition. By amending Colorado’s Unfair Practices Act, we’re putting the consumer and competition first by allowing lower prices on gas and prescription drugs,” said Suthers. “It is time to revisit this antiquated law to bring the concepts of predatory pricing and monopolistic behavior into the 21st century,” said Suthers.

WHEN:   

Monday, December 18
10 A.M.

     
WHERE:  

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

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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.

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.

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.

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.

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