I would love to say that Corona virus scams have slowed down but unfortunately they keep on coming. As you know, scammers follow the headlines. Get ready for the newest scam surrounding Covid-19, Contact Tracing. Read the important alert below from the Colorado Department of Health and Environment. Additionally, Government imposter scams continue to rise. Our office,…

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A Denver consumer sent this to us as an example of a potential fishing scam. Smartly, he didn’t just ‘click’ on sign in. First he took a hard look at the email, read it and noticed a number of issues that just didn’t make sense. See if you can spot them all. Check your answers…

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This scam came to us from a Denver resident. Like many, this resident is out of work and turned to Craigslist to find a job. Luckily he realized that the job was fraudulent. Since receiving this alert, Craigslist has removed the post. Scammers will look for more ways to trap people. Please continue to be…

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Each year our community outreach staff provides more than 150 seminars and presentations on scams, fraud and ID theft. While we can provide fraud seminars over ZOOM, we just cannot reach as many residents as we would like. Yet, because there are so many scams surrounding COVID-19 we need your help to pass this information…

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As COVID-19 continues to spread across the U.S. and Colorado, I want Denver residents to know that the health and well-being of everyone in our office is one of my priorities. At the same time, I take pride in our talented staff as they continue their work and commitment to ensuring the mission of this…

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An attendee from one of our most recent seminars ‘Stand Up Against Fraud’ sent us a copy of a letter she received promising an inheritance of millions of dollars. A promise of millions of dollars in inheritance is designed to trick you into parting with your money. Note that the impostor’s deceased client just “happened…

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Happy 2020 to all! I hope that everyone had a wonderful holiday season.  I certainly did, but I admit, I do enjoy the socially slower pace that comes with January and February.  I hope that these consumer fraud and scam newsletters are helpful for you.  You are welcome to share the information or forward the newsletter to…

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We held our 2019 Citizens Academy this past weekend. I look forward to this event every year. The day provides an opportunity to understand the inner workings of our office and allows me to engage with citizens of Denver. This year was no different; the audience was engaged in the discussions and had terrific questions.…

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