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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

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Western Union Working To Stop Scammers

Wire transfers send billions of dollars around the world every day. Western Union is one of the well-known names in the wire transfer industry, but now they’re keeping some transfers from going through.

09/21/2012

Mayor Michael Hancock (credit: CBS)

Denver-Area Leaders Head To DC To Talk Jobs

City and business leaders from the Denver area are heading to Washington on Friday to discuss jobs and economic development with members of President Barack Obama’s administration.

03/16/2012

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Grandmother Warns Others About Scam Phone Calls

It’s an all-too-familiar scam — someone calls a senior citizen claiming to be a grandchild in trouble and asks to have money wired — but it’s once again making the rounds.

03/13/2012

TORN CHECK

Denver Man Fights 5 Months For Good Customer Service

Poor customer service can be very frustrating, but being pro-active may make a difference when you have a complaint.

03/08/2012

Carrie Lovato talks with 4 On Your Side Consumer Investigator Jodi Brooks. (credit: CBS)

Secret Shopper Scam Targets Those In Need Of A Job

The offer is to become a secret shopper, the scam is a void check that you cash and then become responsible for covering when it bounces. It’s a scam that could come addressed to you.

03/06/2012

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Valentine’s Day A Good Time To Warn About ‘Sweetheart Scams’

Many people say online dating helped them find love, but there also scams, and the Better Business Bureau says the problem is not going away.

02/15/2012

CBS4 consumer investigator Jodi Brooks talks with Sara Sutton Fell, Flexjobs CEO and founder (credit: CBS)

Most Work-At-Home Jobs Are Scams, But Some Are Legit

Everyone has seen them — enticing work-at-home job postings that promise people can make a lot of money. They might be tempting during these uncertain economic times, but most of those postings are scams.

10/31/2011