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A group of Colorado attorneys has formed the Colorado Creditor Bar Association. The new association is devoted to the ethics and practice of attorneys who work in the area of creditors’ rights. The CCBA is also committed to consumer protection, as well as public and political education about creditors’ rights and the debt collection industry.… Continue Reading New association created for attorneys who represent creditors

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Fed pot crackdown hits Colo. shops near schools

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Federal officials on Thursday began a California-style crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries in Colorado that targets those located near schools, setting up a possible showdown with businesses that worked closely with state lawmakers to develop regulations they hoped would prevent such an action. U.S. Attorney John Walsh said 23 dispensaries within 1,000 feet of schools… Continue Reading Fed pot crackdown hits Colo. shops near schools

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Westminster firm accused of fraudulent practices

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Attorney General John Suthers filed an administrative action against Westminster-based Prestige Financial Solutions. It alleges the firm and its principal, Amy Thompson of Westminster, engaged in fraudulent debt management practices. Prosecutors say the company did not comply with a series of disclosure requirements included in the Colorado Uniform Debt Management Services Act, including informing consumers… Continue Reading Westminster firm accused of fraudulent practices

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Judge to hear arguments in May on Roan Plateau

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A judge is set to hear oral arguments in May in a lawsuit challenging the federal government’s auctioning of leases for natural gas development on public land on the Roan Plateau. Environmentalists filed the lawsuit in 2008 seeking to cancel the leases. They say that when the Bureau of Land Management developed a plan allowing… Continue Reading Judge to hear arguments in May on Roan Plateau

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A state grand jury has indicted a Highlands Ranch woman and her company of defrauding more than a dozen people across the country out of thousands of dollars in fees for mortgages and loans she never delivered. Attorney General John Suthers said Jill Evans and Paramount Mortgage were indicted on 18 counts of defrauding people… Continue Reading Highlands Ranch woman indicted for mortgage fraud

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Colorado is part of a $34.5 million multi-state settlement with GE Funding Capital Market Services, according to the state’s attorney general’s office. The settlement involved allegations that the company engaged in anticompetitive conduct in the municipal bond derivatives industry, said Attorney General John Suthers. The settlement is a component of a $70 million coordinated state… Continue Reading Colorado part of $34M settlement with GE Funding Capital

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Denver law firm Holme Roberts & Owens could soon be acquired by Bryan Cave, according to the ABA Journal. Holme Roberts & Owen is headquartered in Denver, but has offices in Boulder, Colorado Springs, Dublin, London, Los Angeles, Salt Lake City and San Francisco. The firm employs 175 attorneys, with 15 in its Springs office.… Continue Reading Springs firm could be acquired by international law group

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AG: Companies in possible violation of state law

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Oasis Legal finance and LawCash made loans when the two companies advanced 2,400 Coloradans sums of money ranging from $500 to $5,000 in anticipation of legal settlements or judgments from lawsuit, according to a Denver District Judge. That ruling makes both companies subject to Colorado’s consumer protection laws, said Attorney General John Suthers. The state… Continue Reading AG: Companies in possible violation of state law

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Two California companies are no longer allowed to sell securities in Colorado after Colorado Securities Commissioner Fred Joseph issued a final cease-and-desist order against them. Energy and Environment Investments, it’s manager, Energy and Environment Inc., the president, CEO and manager of both companies, Amir Sandari and their sales agent, all of Costa Mesa, Calif., were… Continue Reading California companies sanctioned for securities violations

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AG warns of consumer scam

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Attorney General John Suthers is warning consumers to be award of companies offering to assist them in recovering restitution from the state’s consumer protection lawsuits in exchange for an up front fee. Suthers is responding to complaints from consumers concerning RMI Associates. The Denver-based RMI Associates offered to help people get money associated with the… Continue Reading AG warns of consumer scam

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