Posted: 4:57 PM If you heard a lot of commotion in downtown Colorado Springs today... it might have been the buzz of truck-sized shredders making mince meat of thousands of pounds of paper.
Letter Rip was a huge success... helping protect people's identities and raising food and cash for Care and Share.
Updated: 11:07 PM The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers to be on the lookout for fraudulent swine flu e-mails and Web sites. The BBB says scammers are trying to take advantage of the public's fear of the swine flu.
Updated: 12:25 PM KKTV 11 News is on your side and we want to help you protect yourself from identity theft. That's why we've teamed up with the Better Business Bureau for an event called "Letter Rip," where you can shred up to five boxes of personal documents for free.
Updated: 12:02 AM Looking for a job in a tight job market means you may be considering a position you never thought about before.
If you're contemplating a career change you'll want to use every resource available and have a couple of different resumes ready to go.
Local job seekers say it's tough going.
Updated: 12:25 AM Beware if you get a handwritten envelope postmarked from Canada.
It contains a secret shopper offer.
And these crooks are pretty sophisticated so a lot of folks nationwide are getting ripped off.
Updated: 4:57 PM Federal officials are warning people not to eat any food containing pistachios. That, after two people called the FDA complaining of gastrointestinal illness that could be associated with the nuts.
Updated: 10:30 AM The Federal Trade Commission says the company has made thousands of phone calls to people on the Do Not Call list. Dish Network is the biggest violator, the FTC said, based on the number of complaints the agency has received.
Updated: 7:29 AM At a time when more and more of us need help with housing matters ... a costly legal battle is brewing between the Pikes Peak Association of Realtors and the state's top investigator of real estate fraud.
The fight is over the use of the association's listing service and it could cost us taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars.
Updated: 12:32 PM If you're about to lose your home to foreclosure ... you're a walking target.
Experts say desperate homeowners need to be careful of predators looking to take advantage of them.
In a Call For Action Investigation... we speak with a woman who signed her house away for ten dollars.
Updated: 5:27 PM Thanks to the national and state no call lists... pleas from pesky telemarketers are supposed to be a thing of the past.
But a Colorado Springs woman says one company keeps bugging her under the guise of doing a survey.
We check it out.
Updated: 12:54 AM We have a scam to warn you about tonight.
Don't buy stereo equipment from two guys cruising through public parking lots.
Many folks have been burned in Southern Colorado and across the country.
Updated: 11:15 PM These days getting through to the right person in customer service can seem impossible, especially if the company's big.
If you run into a customer service nightmare and feel lost in the shuffle use KKTV's Call For Action to get somebody on your side.
Updated: 6:38 PM Beware if you use Facebook, MySpace, or any other social networking sites.
Hackers have found a new way to steal your identity or send you a virus.
Here's how to avoid becoming a victim.
Updated: 3:44 PM With temperatures hovering near the single digits you may be concerned about high utility bills.
If you're concerned about soaring payments you can eliminate the guesswork. Here's how.