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Phone Scam

Sgt. Ron Hanavan, Douglas County Sheriff's Office spokesman, talks with CBS4's Tom Mustin (credit: CBS)

Jury Duty Phone Scam Targets Residents In Douglas County

A new national phone scam is targeting residents in Douglas County.

04/01/2014

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Colorado Springs Police Probe Ransom Demand Scam

Colorado Springs police say someone who received a phone call demanding ransom for a kidnapped relative was the target of a scam.

10/15/2013

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State Warns About Phone Scam That Seems To Be Growing

State officials have issued a warning about a phone scam they’re seeing more and more of.

08/28/2013

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Incidents Of Police Officer Impersonations Over The Phone Growing

Police in Denver are worried about the growing number of cases of people impersonating police officer and other businesses over the phone.

11/21/2012

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Aggressive Scammers Use Payday Loans As Tool On Victims

Recently a CBS4 viewer got one of the calls and contacted 4 On Your Side Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks to check it out.

08/18/2012

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Scammers Using Scare Tactics On Victims

It starts with a phone call threatening a summons as scammers are using scare tactics to try to get victims to part with their money.

07/14/2012

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Xcel Energy Warns About Phone Scam Targeting Seniors

Xcel Energy is warning customers of a phone scam targeting senior citizens in Colorado.

01/16/2012

CBS4's Jodi Brooks talks with Rudy Sanchez and his wife (credit: CBS)

Threatening Phone Scams Picking Up Steam

A rattled Denver family has been receiving threatening phone calls warning they owe money and better pay up, but it’s all a scam, and more families are getting those types of phone calls.

11/30/2011

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CBI Investigates ‘Threatening’ Phone Scam In Colorado

A threatening caller demands credit card payments for loans that don’t exist. It’s a scam and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation calls it the No. 1 type of fraud it’s seeing right now.

03/29/2011

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Scam Artists Prey On Elderly In Arvada

Scam artists are preying on elderly apartment dwellers in Arvada and police officers said it is impossible to catch them.

12/09/2010