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Prepaid Debit Cards Becoming Choice Of Scammers

Prepaid debit cards are the fastest growing payment method in the U.S. right now, but their popularity also means that scammers are using them to target your money.


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Oops! Scammers Call Jefferson County Fraud Hotline

Scammers using AT&T to lure in victims made the wrong call in Jefferson County.


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JeffCo DA Safety Fair Offers Valuable, Varied Information

The Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office’s annual Safety Fair Saturday offers a wide range of valuable information.


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Medicare Patients Targeted In Latest Scam

Some Medicare clients have been targeted in a recent scam where a caller tries to issue them a new card. Law enforcement said that’s not why they’re really calling.


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Credit Report Mistakes Common, Often Unaddressed

A new report from the Federal Trade Commission says one in 5 Americans has a mistake on their credit report.


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Old Cellphones Get New Life As 911 Phones

When you don’t know what to do with your old cell phone, you could donate it to a program that will turn it into a 911 phone for a senior.


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Prescription Drug Round Up Featured At Jefferson County Safety Fair

About one-third of medications that are sold go unused. Drug Take Back programs are designed to deal with all of those leftovers.


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Medicare Card Holders Should Take Steps To Protect Social Security Numbers

Social Security numbers appear on Medicare cards. Federal legislation proposed last year would have changed that, but it failed.


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Consumer Reporting Letter Causes Confusion, Concern

A letter indicated a negative report on your credit report and asking for personal information is causing concern among some Metro Area residents.


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Many Coloradans Leave Behind Personal Info On Hard Drives

CBS4 Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks took a look at the hard drives of some old computers at an electronics recycling center to see what kind of information is being left behind.