News & Press Releases

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General John W. Suthers today issued the following statement regarding Governor Bill Ritter’s decision to sign House Bill 1326 into law:

“Now that House Bill 1326 has become law, Colorado has moved to the vanguard of states leading the charge to protect our kids on the Internet,” commented Attorney General Suthers. “Requiring sex offenders to register their online identities gives parents, kids, and law enforcement a new and effective weapon to repel cyber pedophiles.”

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General John W. Suthers today announced six arrests in connection with an ID theft ring responsible for tens of thousands of dollars in losses. An indictment in the case was handed down by the Statewide Grand Jury, with significant involvement from the Boulder County Sherriff’s Office and Boulder District Attorney.

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General John W. Suthers today announced that William Humphries (DOB 11/20/60), of Denver, has been sentenced to five years in state prison for his role in stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Colorado Medicaid system between 2001 and 2005. Humphries pled guilty on March 28 to two counts of Theft Over $15,000, both class 3 felonies. Restitution for Humphries was set at more than $728,000. He will serve 5 years of parole after completing his prison sentence.

DENVER – Five legislative priorities proposed by Colorado Attorney General John W. Suthers passed easily through both chambers of the statehouse during the 2007 legislative session. Two of the five agenda items have already been signed by Governor Bill Ritter, while the other three currently await his signature. All told, Suthers’ legislative priorities passed with 454 “yes” votes on third reading against only 33 “no” votes.

WHEN:    Thursday, May 10, 10:30 a.m.
WHERE:   State Services Building
1525 Sherman Street
Seventh Floor


April 26 & 27, 2007

Marriott Conference Center
10345 Park Meadows Drive
Littleton, Colorado 80124

April 26th – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
April 27th – 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

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DENVER – Colorado Attorney General John W. Suthers today announced a forty-four count indictment returned by the statewide grand jury against the operators of a precious metal extraction business in Montrose County, Colorado. Joseph Casebolt and Steve Casebolt of Montrose, and Wayne Ratner of Maury County, Tennessee, have been indicted for alleged violations of the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act, securities fraud, attempt to influence a public servant, forgery, and twenty-eight violations of the Colorado Hazardous Waste Act.

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today released an Identity Theft Repair Kit to help combat the growing threat of identity theft in the state of Colorado. The 21-page, full color booklet will provide useful information on how to prevent identity theft and what to do if you become a victim.

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General John Suthers today praised the passage of House Bill 1208, which became law this afternoon with Governor Bill Ritter’s signature. The measure will allow businesses in Colorado to sell gasoline and other products below cost as part of package promotions, and for other purposes not in violation of antitrust laws.


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