Ah, Colorado weather! I hope this most recent blizzard has put a metaphorical ‘period’ on COVID and winter. Unfortunately, we know better.Looking back on our March 2020 Fraud Newsletter, we wrote about Covid scams, Covid ‘cures’ and fake tests. A year later the scams keep coming.Scams played such a big roll in 2020 that Federal…

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Happy Valentine’s Day! This day can evoke different feelings for different people. Some lavish in red hearts and flowers, while others chalk it up to nothing more than a “Hallmark” holiday.  Whatever your feelings are on Valentine’s Day, especially during these hard days of COVID, I encourage you to use it as an opportunity to remind yourself…

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As I begin my second term as Denver’s District Attorney, I want to thank you for your support during the first four years. We have faced unprecedented challenges in the past year.At this moment in time, the very concept of justice is being discussed throughout the country. Our office has the responsibility to look at the…

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There is no question about it, 2020 has been more than challenging,but the New Year is right around the corner. Let’s hope 2021 brings usgoodness in the form of health and peace.With the holidays here, I thought it would be helpful to recap somecommon scams that have escalated during COVID-19 and also providea few shopping…

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Thanksgiving is a holiday that embraces inclusiveness with friends, family and friends who are family. This year however, we must redefine inclusiveness. This year, to be inclusive is to be focused on the safety and welfare of our loved ones.There continues to be an exponential rise of COVID cases reported every day. Hospitalizations in Denver…

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We talk about it all the time – change your passwords, secure your Wi-Fi network, enable multi-factor authentication, limit what information you post on social media, practice safe web surfing and on and on and on. Some adhere to these best practices, while some have the best of intentions but just don’t take the time…

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Our hearts go out to the residents of California, Washington and Oregon who have been forced to leave their homes due to unprecedented fires. The fires continue to rage, dozens of people have lost their lives and thousands of homes and business have been destroyed. As this newsletter is being drafted, a string of hurricanes…

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Denver is experiencing an alarming rise in violent crimes. And Denver’s young people are caught in the crossfire with at least nine young people dying from gun violence this year.Why am I addressing this issue in a consumer newsletter? It’s simple: you may be able to help lower these numbers.It begins with where young people…

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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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