If it's too good to be true, then it's probably too good to be true. And even if it's not, you still need to be careful. That's the advice of the Better Business Bureau, which released its annual Denver/Boulder "Top 10 Complaints of 2012" list on Monday. Among the "thousands of complaints each year, ... More >>
The Federal Trade Commission released its 2011 list of consumer complaints, and Colorado topped the charts for a second consecutive year, with the most reported per-capita consumer fraud complaints in the nation. Greeley -- ranked No. 1 for large U.S. metro areas -- joined Colorado Springs, Boulder ... More >>
Big pic below.Moms teach their little girls all kinds of valuable lessons, and Cassandra Ghirardi is no exception. Problem is, Ghirardi's tutorials allegedly involved identity theft, which, while profitable, carries the strong possibility of jail time for her and Alexandra Wilde, her daughte ... More >>
Statistics compiled by the Federal Trade Commission show that Colorado had the highest per-capita rate of consumer fraud complaints in the nation last year. According to the FTC's Consumer Sentinel Network report for 2010, Greeley, Boulder, Fort Collins and Colorado Springs all ranked among t ... More >>
Big pics below.Timothy Gonzales made news in November 2009 after being found in a guy's house wearing the owner's boxer shorts -- hahahahahaha! So why the holy hell was he sentenced this week to 28 years in prison? For some very good reasons -- including sexually assaulting two teenagers.
Big pics below.If you're going to be part of a criminal enterprise, make sure it has a cool name -- like Paper Cha$ers Ink, an alleged group of identity thieves and counterfeiters. The Colorado Springs Police Department has rounded up eight suspects, with three more to go. Check out their pho ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony: "You're kidding me, right?"Oh, what a bizarre document the folks at Westword sister paper the Dallas Observer stumbled upon today. It's a handwritten request for a preliminary restraining order against Carmelo Anthony -- plus Dwyane Wade, Mark Cuban, Jerry Reinsdorf and Jerry ... More >>
Allen Andrade will likely spend the rest of his life in jail. A judge today added 60 years to the life sentence he received for killing transgender Greeley teen Angie Zapata last summer, piling on time for lesser crimes the 32-year-old committed in connection with the murder. Andrade was convicted ... More >>
Having your Social Security number stolen makes for a taxing situation.
From the week of 3/1/2007
Illegal immigrants are using stolen identities to work. But whose are they?
The DA weighs in on the wrong case.
Will the real Yvonne Lucero please stand up?