It seems that Bill Sullivan, the subject of our story "Operation Cock Block," isn't out of trouble with the Securities and Exchange Commission just yet. A federal judge has rejected an effort to settle the fraud case against Sullivan and another man, Michael Turnock, who are accused of carrying out ... More >>
Bill Sullivan, the subject of our story "Operation Cock Block," is in trouble again. The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced fraud charges against two men, William P. Sullivan and Michael Turnock, for allegedly carrying out a $15.7 million Ponzi scheme involving a Denver-based company a ... More >>
Will the second time be a charm? A screening committee has submitted a trio of finalists for Denver's independent monitor job to Michael Hancock -- two months after the mayor's choice to fill the vacancy left by Richard Rosenthal turned him down, and the mayor declined to extend the offer to either ... More >>
A former prisoner, now a shareholder in the country's largest for-profit prison operator, has won a battle with company management over his campaign to hold the Corrections Corporation of America accountable for reducing sexual abuse at its facilities. The Securities and Exchange Commission has rule ... More >>
The economic watchdogs at the SEC are apparently watching the wrong dog.A Denver law firm is suing the U.S. Securities and Exchange commission for its refusal to release the names of top officials who were caught regularly using government computers to access pornography.
Calling the senior ... More >>
A Flickr photoHungry for football?Congratulations, CU. Bleacher Report's Dan Scofield just named Boulder one of the ten best college-football cities in America to tailgate.
Make that number ten. And, unfortunately, this achievement is tainted to some degree by the fact that CU made the list ... More >>
I remember nearly falling over in my chair one afternoon when a student on a TV advertisement relayed the benefits of her schooling to become a certified pharmacy technician. At the time, I was employed with a major drug store chain as a pharmacy technician, or as they say in the biz, a CPhT. ... More >>
Back in August, former Mormon bishop Shawn Merriman pleaded not guilty to mail fraud charges against him -- something that we predicted was "a temporary situation" in a blog about alleged swindles dating back to 1994.
Bingo. Yesterday, Merriman pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud and one cou ... More >>
MediaNews Group chairman Dean Singleton.
When the Rocky Mountain News was put up for sale in December (a move that prefigured its February closure), employees clinging to hopes of a last minute reversal of fortune repeatedly pointed to the debts burdening MediaNews Group, owner of the Rocky's rival ... More >>
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"Three former Colorado Springs residents were indicted by a federal grand jury in Denver this week on charges of conspiracy and fraud for selling about $1.6 million of oil and gas investments in projects they did not own, Acting U.S. Attorney David Gaouette and FBI Special Agent in C ... More >>
Updated, 12:10 p.m. November 17:
Billionaire Mark Cuban is most closely associated with Dallas, thanks to his ownership of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team. But he's got a Denver connection, too. As pointed out in "HDNet Gains," Cuban's HDNet -- a service that reached out to Dan ... More >>