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Scam Victims May Be Able To Recover Money

Individuals in Northwest Colorado who have fallen victim to scammers may now have an opportunity to recover their stolen money. The Federal Trade Commission is letting the public know that anyone who lost money to scammers between 2004 and this year, Continue reading

IRS Scammers Targeting Craig Area

Area residents are being targeted by a old scam.  People are receiving calls from someone claiming to represent the IRS in a tax fraud lawsuit against the victim. The scammer says the victim can avoid further complications by settling the Continue reading

Measure Would Transfer Money From Government To Charities

A new proposed ballot measure aims to help charities. The Secretary of State’s office has approved the backers to start gathering signatures on proposed initiative 53, which would allow fines and penalties assessed by Colorado courts to be donated to charities instead of Continue reading

Scammers Using Troops To Extract Money

Police are warning of a new scam where victims are being targeted by individuals who claim to need money for college. Scammers are going door to door claiming they are in a contest to win college scholarship money, which involves raising funds for the troops. They will Continue reading

IRS Scammers Target Wyoming

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s office is warning residents of a new scam where people are receiving automated calls from what sounds like the IRS, alerting the target that they have delinquent property taxes. The recorded message will then prompt the victim to call a number in order to settle Continue reading

Learn How To Stop Human Trafficking In MOCO

Free training will be available tomorrow for those interested in preventing human trafficking from coming through and happening in Moffat County. Members of the Colorado Organization for Victims Assistance, Advocates Crisis Support Services and the Craig Police Department are hosting the meeting to provide information on Continue reading

Donate To Help CO Farmers Hit By Wildfire

The Colorado Cattlemen’s Association is asking for donations to help farmers hit by the massive grass fire which started Monday in Logan County in Northeastern Colorado. The Continue reading

Scammers Using Hotline Number

Craig Police are warning area residents of a new scam where crooks are altering their phone number to make it look like their call is coming from the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector Generals hotline. Scammers are using the number which is 1-800-447-8477 to acquire personal Continue reading

New Scam Alert

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a new scam targeting people in the area. People have received phone calls from scammers who claim to be part of the Sheriff’s office who are soliciting donations. The callers, who have been male and female, seem to be targeting senior citizens. They have called Continue reading

MADD Opposes Bill Extending Bar Hours

A bill that would extend the hours alcohol could be sold in certain areas in Colorado is being opposed by Mothers Against Drunk Driving. The bill would give local communities the ability to set their own closing times for bars in their area, as opposed to having a mandated statewide closing time. MADD believes having varying closing times for bars through out the state will increase the amount Continue reading

77 Year Old Shooter Kills One Injures Two

shooting-crime-300Three people were shot yesterday by an elderly man at a senior citizen apartment complex in Cheyenne. 77 year old Larry Rosenberg shot one person inside the Heritage Court Apartments before shooting two more people outside. One of the victims died due to their injuries. After Continue reading

Army Warns of Soldier Scam

SCAMS-300Army investigators are warning about a scam by which phony soldiers use tales of war to steal cash from unsuspecting civilians. The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command has received numerous reports from victims around the world who have been duped by people impersonating soldiers. The scam Continue reading