Phone Scam

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Scammers Try To Cash In On Vandalized Fallen Officers Memorial

Denver police are warning of a new scam that strikes close to home for the department because it tries to cash in on the recent vandalism to the memorial for fallen officers.

03/07/2015

CBS4's Brian Maass, right, interviews Rachel Fitzsimmons (credit: CBS)

Woman Tries To Turn Tables On IRS Scammers

They claim they are IRS agents threatening you with arrest or court action if you don’t send them money immediately for back taxes. It’s a phone scam that’s been sweeping the nation. But when the scammers targeted Rachel Fitzsimmons of Denver, she fought back.

01/22/2015

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Scam Reported In Larimer County Uses Name Of Actual Sheriff Commander

There’s an increase in phone scams across the Front Range, and deputies in Larimer County say one particular scam hits close to home because the scammers claim to be calling from the sheriff’s office.

01/21/2015

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Scam: Suspects Try To Get Money From Outstanding Warrants

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a scam designed to provoke fear and garner cash from the victims.

01/15/2015

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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