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Scammers Target NW Colorado

A large number of telephone, email and letter scam have recently been reported in the area. In one scam a target is contacted by a person claiming to be a law enforcement officer and is told a family member is in custody and needs assistance. They are told to purchase gift cards and relay the codes on the gift cards to the caller. In certain cases, the victims is told to refrain from contacting additional Continue reading

Cybercafes Deemed Gambling

cybercafeThe Colorado Attorney General’s office has issued a legal opinion concluding that cybercafes are a form of illegal gambling and do not qualify for an exemption as sweepstakes. The opinion was prepared for the Colorado Department of Revenue’s gaming division. The opinion says the law requires that cybercafes be approved by Continue reading