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Quandary: Bankers look for best way to end elder abuse

Bankers are often first to notice when an older adult is being bilked out of savings or retirement money by scammers and swindlers … Continue Reading Quandary: Bankers look for best way to end elder abuse

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 the AG’s consumer complaint line… Continue Reading AG warns of scams in aftermath of Waldo Canyon fire

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The Pikes Peak Region of the American Red Cross does not solicit donations by phone, through door-to-door representatives or via email. The Better Business Bureau is advising the public to be aware of all scams related to the Waldo Canyon fire. Residents should not give money – especially cash – to anyone they do not… Continue Reading Scams are heating up as Waldo Canyon Fire continues

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AG warns of Haitian charity scams

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Colorado consumers should be wary of groups attempting to scam money from them – while claiming to help earthquake victims in Haiti. “Coloradans have demonstrated a tremendous capacity for generosity during past disasters, but even the best intentioned donors should take precautions to ensure they are not victims of fraud,” said Attorney General John Suthers.… Continue Reading AG warns of Haitian charity scams

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