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Telemarketing

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2013

    Russ Dalbey, Boulder infomercial king: Settlement costs $330 million

    Back in 2010, Westword contributor Teague Bohlen put together a list of TV's scummiest get-rich-quick schemers -- and prominently featured among them was Boulder's Russ Dalbey, whose "Winning in the Cash Flow Business" infomercials attempted to separate suckers from their wallets via easy-money prom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2011

    Poker Junkies: Cease and desist order for movie producers/Gene Hackman name-droppers

    ​Poker Junkies may eventually come to a theater near you -- but it could take longer than hoped thanks to action by the Division of Securities at Colorado's Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA). Officials there have issued a cease and desist order against producers for failing to register ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    From CaƱon City to Maui: Ex-con Weldon Long's strange trip

    ​It sounds like a tidy piece of inspirational fiction: A coke-snorting, booze-guzzling dropout squanders every opportunity in life, turns to armed robbery, burglary and sleazy telemarketing scams, spends much of his adult life behind bars as a self-proclaimed "worthless piece of shit" -- then ... More >>

  • News

    November 4, 2004

    Off Limits

    Better late than never

  • News

    July 10, 2003

    Pop Quiz

    July 10, 2003
    Disasters in the Pastures

  • News

    February 6, 2003

    Con Air

    Mile High Telecom promised to be an alternative to Qwest, but the line is going dead.

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    A Hard Cell

    There are a million Qwest stories in the naked city. This is just one of them.

  • News

    August 14, 1997

    Up the Organization

    Upstart Jack Hawkins tries to win control of the state AFL-CIO.

  • News

    June 8, 1994

    PHONE "PALS"

    SCAMSTERS RUN SOME NEW TRICKERY PAST THE ELDERLY.

  • News

    May 25, 1994

    DIALING FOR DOLORS

    WHILE TELEMARKETERS RAISE MONEY FOR A NEW FOOD BANK--AND THEMSELVES--ONE POLITICALLY POWERFUL NEIGHBOR WANTS THE PROJECT SHELVED.

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