Ponzi Scheme

Richard Mayfield (credit: Larimer County Sheriff's Office)

Man Accused Of Scamming AA Attendees Pleads Guilty

A 72-year-old man accused of defrauding investors whose trust he had gained through Alcoholics Anonymous meetings is due to be sentenced for theft Sept. 15.

07/23/2011

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Real Estate Agent Sentenced In Ponzi Scheme

A Fort Collins estate agent and sports booster convicted in a Ponzi scheme has been sentenced to six years in the state Department of Corrections.

07/18/2011

(AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Fort Collins Man Pleads Not Guilty In Ponzi Scheme

A Fort Collins man accused of swindling investors in a $3.4 million Ponzi scheme has pleaded not guilty to 30 counts of fraud and theft.

05/11/2011

William Walters (credit: Colorado Attorney General's Office)

Colorado Man Gets 40 Years In 9-State Ponzi Scheme

A Colorado man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison and ordered to pay $9.5 million in restitution after he pleaded guilty to running a Ponzi scheme that reached into nine states.

04/29/2011

Richard Mayfield (credit: Larimer County Sheriff's Office)

Police: Man Scammed Alcoholics Anonymous Members

A man accused of bilking dozens of Coloradans out of tens of thousands of dollars told CBS4 they accusers were making legitimate investments.

04/23/2011

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SEC Accuses Colorado Oil Company Of Ponzi-Like Scheme

Federal regulators have filed a civil complaint accusing a Denver-based oil and gas exploration company of a “Ponzi-like” scheme affecting roughly 200 investors.

03/20/2011

DelRoy Henry (credit: Colorado Springs Police Department)

Fort Carson Soldier Sentenced In Ponzi Scheme

A former Fort Carson soldier is heading to jail, convicted of stealing thousands from active duty soldiers.

03/07/2011

A car that was auctioned off on Saturday (credit: CBS)

Auction Benefits Ponzi Scheme Victims

Nearly 70 Colorado investors who were scammed out of just over $20 million gained some of the money the lost back on Saturday.

01/29/2011

Shawn Merriman (on the right) (credit: CBS)

Auction Scheduled For Possessions Seized In Ponzi Scheme

The U.S. Marshals Service will conduct a public auction of the assets accumulated by Shawn Merriman, who was convicted of running a Ponzi scheme.

01/25/2011

Hall of Famer John Elway (credit: CBS)

Elway Will Have To Wait Just Like Other Victims

A judge has told John Elway he will have to wait in line with everyone else in a bid to get at least some of his money back. The former Denver Broncos quarterback and a partner invested an estimated $15 million in what turned out to be a Ponzi scheme.

12/08/2010

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