School Settles With States By Forgiving Nearly Half Billion Dollars In Student DebtThe deal with Career Education Corporation will resolve allegations that it lied about job placement rates and misled potential students to get them to enroll. State attorneys general began investigating the company in 2014 following complaints from students and a damning report by the U.S. Senate.
Feds Shut Down Accused Tech Support ScammerThe Federal Trade Commission has reached a tentative agreement with a Green Valley Ranch man which calls for him to stop pushing a so called ‘tech support scam’ and agree to a judgment against him in the amount of $547,087.
State Orders Controversial Cremation Company To Cease And DesistA cremation company that some consumers labeled as nothing more than "body brokers" has been ordered to immediately stop doing business in Colorado following a CBS4 Investigation.
Colorado-Based Western Union To Pay $586 Million For Fraud VictimsWestern Union has agreed to pay $586 million to the U.S. government to pay back victims of fraud that the money transfer company failed to protect.
Colorado Closer On Tough Student Data Privacy LawColorado is one step closer to adopting one of the nation's toughest laws to protect the privacy of student data.
Fundraising Gets Popular Platform On The InternetThe Federal Trade Commission will hold a workshop to discuss how crowdfunding fits into current regulations. The popularity of this online fundraising could be outpacing policy.
FTC Rules 'Revenge Porn' Operator Must Get Consent Before Posting Nude PhotosThe Federal Trade Commission has ruled the man who ran a so-called "revenge porn" website out of Colorado Springs can no longer share those photos without consent.
Target: 40M Card Accounts May Be BreachedTarget is grappling with a data security nightmare that threatens to drive off holiday shoppers during the company's busiest time of year.
Dalbey Institute Owner Ordered To Turn Over AssetsThe man who sold a get-rich-quick scheme has been ordered to turn over all of his assets.
District Judges Appointed For 7 Colorado CountiesLt. Gov. Joe Garcia has appointed district court judges for two judicial districts serving seven Colorado counties.
Credit Report Mistakes Common, Often UnaddressedA new report from the Federal Trade Commission says one in 5 Americans has a mistake on their credit report.
CU Law School Faculty Member To Serve With FTCAn associate professor at the University of Colorado Law School is taking a leave of absence to serve with the Federal Trade Commission.
No Call List Members Frustrated By Telemarketer Calls4 On Your Side has been contacted by frustrated phone customers who keep getting telemarketer calls, even after they sign up on the No Call lists.
Tax Refund Theft Is Biggest Scam of Tax SeasonIdentity thieves are filing people’s taxes and stealing the refund money. It’s become the biggest scam of the tax season.
Insider Describes Alleged Fraudulent Practices By Westminster CompanySeveral former employees of a local company that runs infomercials on TV are speaking out to CBS4 about what they say are fraudulent practices by the company.