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Thursday, March 17, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman reminds all Colorado consumers who want to try their luck this St. Patrick’s Day to be on the alert for fraudulent sweepstakes and foreign lottery scams.

Thursday, March 17, 2016

DENVER – La procuradora general de Colorado, Cynthia H. Coffman recuerda a todos los consumidores, que quieran probar su suerte este Día de San Patricio, que estén en la alerta de los sorteos fraudulentos y de las estafas de lotería extranjeras.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

DENVER – In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman shares Colorado’s top ten consumer complaints of 2015.

During calendar year 2015, consumers filed 9,520 complaints and inquiries with the Colorado Attorney General’s Office. For the third year in a row, debt collection agencies topped the list of complaints by industry. Mortgage and foreclosure-related businesses had the second highest number of complaints.

La procuradora general de Colorado, Cynthia H. Coffman comparte los diez tipos de quejas y consultas más comunes de los consumidores del 2015 Tuesday, March 8, 2016

DENVER – En reconocimiento de la Semana Nacional de Protección al Consumidor, la Oficina de la procuradora general de Colorado, Cynthia H. Coffman comparte las diez quejas principales de los consumidores de 2015 en Colorado.

Durante el año 2015, los consumidores presentaron 9,520 quejas y consultas con la Procuraduría General del Estado de Colorado. Por tercer año consecutivo, las agencias de colección encabezan la lista de quejas por industria. Las empresas relacionadas con las hipotecas y de ejecución hipotecaria tuvieron el segundo número de quejas.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Denver -- Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman is once again warning Coloradans to avoid falling victim to IRS tax scams. While tax scammers operate year round, their efforts  intensify as April 15th approaches. These attempts to swindle often begin with callers claiming to be federal Internal Revenue Service agents seeking immediate payment of taxes. The phony agents use intimidation tactics such as threats of arrest, liens on property, deportation, or driver’s license revocation in to scare consumers into making payments or disclosing personal information.

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Denver – La procuradora general de Colorado, Cynthia H. Coffman advierte una vez más al consumidor de evitar ser víctima de estafas de impuestos a nombre del IRS. Aun cuando los estafadores operan todo el año, sus esfuerzos se intensifican al acercarse el 15 de abril. Estos intentos de estafa a menudo comienzan con las personas que llaman alegando ser agentes federales de Servicio de Impuestos Internos (IRS, por sus siglas en inglés), los cuales buscan el pago inmediato de impuestos.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

DENVER – Colorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today receives the Federal Trade Commission’s Partner Award in recognition of her office’s outstanding work to combat illegal debt collection and fight deception in the marketplace. 

Friday, February 12, 2016

DENVER –Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman releases a consumer alert on "Valentine Villains and Sweetheart Swindles." In today’s fast-paced world of instant communication and social media, many adults have turned to online dating sites to find love, especially around Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately, not everyone is looking for romance. Thousands of people have been victimized by Valentine Villains using online romance scams.

Friday, February 5, 2016

DENVERColorado Attorney General Cynthia H. Coffman today announced a $470 million joint state-federal settlement with mortgage lender and servicer HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing, and foreclosure abuses.

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