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Crooks Target T-locks! (Betty Sexton)

Posted: 06/17/2011 - Call for Action has heard from countless people who have been ripped off by scam artists pretending to be reputable roofers. And... beware if you have a roof with T-lock shingles. Crooks are targeting you!

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Prepare for Mother Nature! (Betty Sexton)

Updated: 06/16/2011 - Hang onto your hat! It's that time of year when Colorado can get hit with multi-million dollar hail and wind storms. So get ready!

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Thanks Master Gardeners! (BettySexton)

Posted: 05/18/2011 - Master gardeners with El Paso County CSU Extension Service are in big demand right now. They know why many lawns aren't greening up... and why little critters are feasting on our evergreens.

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Lepto-what? (Betty Sexton)

Updated: 05/17/2011 - It's considered a rare bacterial infection, but some folks in El Paso County have contracted leptospirosis. How do you get it? It turns out your pet's exposure could make you sick and land you in the hospital!

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Read Summer Job Postings Carefully (Betty Sexton)

Updated: 04/29/2011 - It's that time of year when a lot of young people will be looking for summer jobs. Be very careful of the postings you see on craigslist. Katelin of Colorado Springs learned that lesson the hard way.

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The Spanish Lottery Scam (Betty Sexton)

Updated: 04/18/2011 - Don't get excited if you get a letter from Portugal. It's probably the same one that a Colorado Springs woman received... telling her she had won more than $800,000 in the Spanish Lottery.

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C U Later CCU (Betty Sexton)

Updated: 04/11/2011 - A misleading mailer continues to circulate. We're told as many as 800,000 hae been mailed to folks in Colorado!

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Beware of Cold Callers (Betty Sexton)

Updated: 03/29/2011 - It's that time of year when the weather gets warmer and crooks come calling. Just today a Colorado Springs woman answered a knock at her door and found a man who claimed he needed to inspect her roof for the insurance company

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Beware of Bogus Appeal for Relief Funds for Japan (Betty Sexton)

Updated: 03/17/2011 - Crooks know a lot of folks are reaching for their wallets, donating to relief efforts in Japan following the earthquake and tsunami. That's why they're circulating emails... masquerading as the Salvation Army. Their goal is to snag your contributions.

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Mystery Shopper Scam Continues (Betty Sexton)

Posted: 01/21/2011 - What could be better... going shopping and being paid for it! I thought the mystery shopper scam was long gone... but it is still alive and kicking!

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Most Annoying Consumer Gripes (Betty Sexton)

Updated: 01/19/2011 - There's nothing worse than giving a company your business and then later feeling ripped off. I thought it might be interesting to hear what your biggest consumer pet peeves are... and then compiling a list.

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Union Workers Credit Services ... Again! (Betty Sexton)

Posted: 12/13/2010 - They're tempting you to make some holiday purchases... using their card. But this one smells like a rat and rings a big, red warning bell. In fact, the very first Betty's Buzz I wrote was about this Texas company and this very offer!

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