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Adelbert Bassford (credit: Denver District Attorney's Office)

Man Convicted In Past Scam Accused In New Scheme

A man convicted of running a scam that bilked investors out of more than $1 million several years ago has been arrested again, accused of running another scam.

05/06/2013

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Xcel Warns About Impersonators Stealing From Customers

Xcel Energy has released a warning that scammers are pretending to be Xcel workers as they try to steal money from customers.

02/09/2013

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‘Mystery Shopper,’ ‘Microsoft Services’ Scams Resurface

In recent days 4 On Your Side Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks has heard from multiple viewers who are being targeted by two different scams.

01/18/2013

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Scammers Set Elaborate Ruse Using PayPal Emails

A Northglenn man thought he was selling his boat, but instead he was getting scammed and it was tough to tell because of the emails he was getting.

11/19/2012

CBS4's Jennifer Brice talks with scam victim Taylor Poyfair (credit: CBS)

Scam Targets College Students Looking For Work

University of Colorado students are being targeted through their school email. A Cyprus-based company says it’s offering “business consultancy services” and needs regional representatives to help. But police are saying beware.

10/19/2012

John Suthers (credit: coloradoattorneygeneral.gov)

Attorney General Warns Against Wildfire Scammers

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers is warning about scam artists preying on wildfire victims and on people trying to donate to relief funds.

07/10/2012

Dale Mingilton, president of the Denver-Boulder BBB chapter (credit: CBS)

BBB Warns Of New Phishing Scam

The Better Business Bureau is warning companies to be on the lookout for a new malicious email that appears to be about a complaint filed against their business. It’s being sent under the guise of the BBB, and even uses their logo.

11/25/2011

Crystal Frasier (credit: CBS)

Denver Woman Says Extortion Scam Had Her Frightened

A Denver-area woman did some research and found out that she had nearly been victimized by a scam that targets consumers who have purchased drugs over the Internet or by phone.

11/03/2011

Dave Joly talks with Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks (credit: CBS)

FBI, CBI Collect Information About New Scam

Coloradans are among the hundreds or possibly thousands of people who have been contacted by scammers who are phishing for bank account information.

10/13/2011

Scam victim Cindy Cox talks with CBS4's Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks (credit: CBS)

Wells Fargo Customers Describe How New Scam Works

A scam that targets customers of Wells Fargo has started to appear in Colorado.

10/12/2011

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