For defrauding investors of more than $750,000 in an oil and gas wells securities scheme, Robert Allen Zickefoose, 50, will serve a 10-year prison sentence, according to a news release sent by the state Attorney General's office Thursday. He was initially indicted by the AG’s office in July, 2013 and...
Dennis Goldberg could have been a CPA or a Financial Advisor – after all, he has an undergraduate degree in Business, an MBA in Finance, and a law degree, all from the University of Denver. But through the Goldberg Law Center, P.C., started in 1985, he is able...
Colorado recreational marijuana dispensaries aren’t the only businesses to benefit from Amendment 64. Local drug-testing centers also have seen more business since recreational pot’s retail debut at the beginning of the year. Lynette Crow-Iverson is CEO of Conspire in Colorado Springs, a local drug-screening company on Garden of the Gods...
By Dave Smith editorial@csbj.com You don’t expect it, but circumstances can change and life can get out of hand. People may spiral swiftly downward until their issues require a visit to the county courthouse. It can be an imposing place for stouthearted adults and much more so for children. During court sessions,...
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...
  The Colorado Securities Commission suspended the license of Bottom Line Results, a Woodland Park-based securities and mortgage brokerage firm.   Richard Roop, president of the company, also received a suspended license, according to Fred Joseph, securities commissioner.   The order was based on a summary suspension action initiated by the division staff in...
A Denver medical marijuana dispensary has been indicted for illegally selling its product out the back door. The Colorado attorney general's office obtained indictments this week against The Silver Lizard LLC and members of a multi-state drug ring. According to the 59-count indictment alleging violations of the Colorado Organized Crime Control...
Colorado will receive part of a $49.2 million judgment against Pfizer to resolve allegations that the drug company unlawfully promoted two of its medications. “The state will receive more than $1.125 million for future consumer protection efforts. “When it comes to something as important as people’s health, it is imperative that...
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB), Friday, Nov. 21, formally asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a Colorado case that has implications for taxpayers in all 50 states, according to a news release sent Monday by the NFIB. At stake in Kerr v. Hickenlooper, according to the...
The recent wildfires in the state have sparked a number of scams, according to Colorado Attorney General John Suthers. The scams range from fake charity collections to home repair and construction fraud. Consumers may also have problems with their insurance companies or mortgage lenders. Any problems should be reported to...
Ronald G. Crowder has resigned as district judge for the Fourth Judicial District, made up of Teller and El Paso counties. The nominating commission will meet Dec. 10 at the El Paso County Courthouse to select nominees for appointment by the governor. To be eligible for appointment to fill the vacancy,...
The ninth Annual Colorado Conflict Resolution Conference at Colorado Technical University will take place from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16 at 4435 N. Chestnut St. The conference is part of an international effort celebrating October as Conflict Resolution Month. The event, hosted by Phoenix Strategies, Inc., a Colorado provider of...