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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman wins a court order prohibiting AAAA Television Electronics Vacuum and Appliance (“AAAA TEVA,) its owner Muhammed Murib, and sales manager Omar Murib, from conducting any further repair business, including the advertising of any repair services, pending a trial on the Attorney General’s November 2015 Complaint against these Defendants.

Monday, February 1, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is alerting Colorado consumers about an increase in scams involving unsolicited phone calls or pop-up computer messages warning that their computer has been infected by a virus. In these swindles, consumers can be charged thousands of dollars to have their computers “diagnosed” and imaginary virus removed.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is alerting Broncos fans to be cautious before purchasing Super Bowl tickets from unproven or unlicensed sellers. With average ticket prices hovering near $6,000, it is more important than ever that fans be cautious before purchasing tickets from  Internet or Craigslist sellers. 

Thursday, January 7, 2016

DENVER -- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman revealed today that her office, in cooperation with the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at the Colorado Department of Revenue, is investigating whether persons obtaining – and then selling – DMV appointments under the Colorado Road and Community Safety Act (CO-RCSA) are violating Colorado law. 

Thursday, January 7, 2016

DENVER - La procuradora general de Colorado, Cynthia H. Coffman reveló hoy que su oficina, en colaboración con la División de Vehículos Motorizados (DMV) en el Departamento de Impuestos de Colorado (Colorado Department of Revenue), está llevando a cabo una investigación que determinará si las personas que obtienen citas del DMV para luego venderlas, están violando la Ley para la Seguridad Vial y de la Comunidad de Colorado (Colorado Road and Community Safety Act [CO-RCSA]).

Thursday, January 7, 2016

DENVER -- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announcing additional actions against debt collectors resulting from Colorado’s collaboration with the Federal Trade Commission and its “Operation Collection Protection” (“OCP”).

“It is important that Colorado families are protected from debt collectors who use strong-armed tactics that are often illegal,” said Attorney General Coffman.  “There are many debt collectors who work within the law, but Coloradans deserve recourse from those companies who do not and who intentionally prey on our citizens.”

Thursday, December 10, 2015

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is announcing that through the settlement of several cases, nearly 5,700 Colorado consumers will be receiving refunds totaling approximately $2.2 million.  The majority of the settlements resolved issues with companies that were providing debt settlement services that violated the Uniform Debt Management Services Act.

“The harm to these consumers is especially egregious because the victims were desperately seeking debt management services and already in extremely vulnerable positions,” said Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

DENVER -- This time of year, Coloradans gather with family and friends to celebrate the holidays and look ahead to a new year full of possibilities. It is a time when many of us share our holiday spirit by exchanging gifts or donating to charitable causes. The first annual Attorney General’s Consumer Holiday Guide offers guidance for safe shopping and donating.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

DENVER -- Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman announced today that her office has filed a civil lawsuit and obtained a Preliminary Injunction against Spencer Olguin and his brother John Olguin, prohibiting them from providing in-home services of any kind to Colorado consumers.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

DENVER- The Colorado Department of Law announced today Colorado’s participation in the Operation Collection Protection “OCP.” OCP is a collaborative effort led by the FTC involving 73 participating agencies which includes 47 state attorneys general plus the District of Columbia.  This coalition of federal, state and local enforcement and regulatory organizations is jointly announcing actions taken against illegal debt collection operations since the first of the year.  These actions include civil filings in court, administrative actions, and cease and desist orders.

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