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How Can Seniors Avoid Medicare Fraud?

The Craig Senior Social Center will not be hosting a Movie Matinee this week, but will instead be holding a presentation on Medicare Fraud and Identity Theft as it relates to Medicare. Betsy Packer will host the presentation on what Continue reading

Two People Wanted By Craig Police

Craig police have issued warrants for the arrest of two individuals. 63-year-old David Oberg is wanted for Contempt of Court concerning a Continue reading

Trump Admin Asks For Voter Information

In an effort to find the nearly 3 million illegal voters President Trump claims voted in the last election, a presidential election commission has asked states to provide them with public voter roll data. In response, Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams says he will release publicly available information to the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, but he says he Continue reading

Steamboat Man Arrested For Fraud

Another Steamboat Springs seasonal worker has been arrested this week for fraud. 25-year-old Chandra Pretap from India was arrested Monday on suspicion of theft and identity theft for defrauding a New York business out of $2,400. Police initiated the investigation into Pretap after Continue reading

27 Cases Of Potential Voter Registration Fraud

27 cases of potential voter registration fraud, which may have occurred during November’s election, have been uncovered by the Larimer County Clerk’s office. The cases were flagged when clerk employees were submitting Election Day registrations to the Secretary of State’s voter database. The database is Continue reading

Four Dead People Voted In The Last Election

voterfraudThe Colorado Secretary of State’s office is looking into a report that a handful of fraudulent votes were cast in the last election, using names of four people who are dead. Those name have been removed from the voter registry. Secretary of State Wayne Continue reading

Former Craig Doctor Convicted of Over-prescribing Pain Medication

joel millerA former Craig doctor has been convicted of over prescribing pain medication to his patients. Doctor Joel Miller, who owned and operated High Country Medical, was arrested in August 2013, following a 34-count federal indictment. The charges also included money laundering and fraud. On Monday, a jury convicted Miller of six counts of unlawful distribution of a controlled substance without a legitimate medical purpose, Continue reading

Department of Revenue Makes Changes to Prevent Tax Fraud

FRAUDConcerns about fraud are leading the Colorado Department of Revenue to change the way it issues some tax refunds this year. In a statement yesterday, the department says it has seen an increase over the last month of stolen identity information being used to file Continue reading