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Belgian Banking Error

Posted: 06/19/2008 - A Colorado Springs woman is on a mission to get to Belgium. A rare, genetic condition means her best chance for treatment is thousands of miles away. But her first step along that trip was blocked by a banking error.

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Baby Formula Recalled

Posted: 06/03/2008 - When consumed, highly oxidized foods can cause gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.

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Door to Door Notices for Hyla

Updated: 05/30/2008 - We're told a local company is at it again. Rocky Mountain Hyla employees are leaving notices on people's doors. The bright orange note says, "Immediate contact required." But we found the only urgency is the company's desire to sell you a combo vacuum cleaner and air purifier. We talk to a woman who bought the product and wished she hadn't.

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Scammers Target Tornado Victims

Posted: 05/25/2008 - The Weld County Sheriff's office says residents of the most heavily damaged area of tornado-stricken Windsor are reporting scammers offering fixes to their homes at unreasonable prices.

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Or Are You Throwing Your Money Away?

Updated: 05/22/2008 - A lawn care company doing business from Colorado Springs to Fort Collins is boasting about its new product. Mile Hi Services says Liquid Lawn Aeration produces amazing results and everyone who's tried it loves it. With the help of hidden cameras and a testing lab 11 News has found it may not live up to its claims.

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Protecting Your Life Savings

Updated: 05/09/2008 - The bottom line... 78 million people will soon be turning 65 and Uncle Sam won't be paying for everyone's health needs.

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286,000 Pounds of Meat, Poultry Recalled

Posted: 05/04/2008 - A New York food company is recalling more than 286,000 pounds of meat and poultry because it might be contaminated with the bacteria Listeria monocytogenes.

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4th Annual Letter Rip

Updated: 05/02/2008 - If you have bunch of old documents taking up space and collecting dust, get rid of them safely. Bring them to the 4Th Annual Letter Rip.

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Millionaire Spammer Gets Prison Time

Posted: 04/29/2008 - Federal prosecutors say the Colorado native used false e-mail headers to disguise the sender. Prosecutors say some of the spam was meant to dupe stock investors and manipulate markets.

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The Case of the Vanishing Cats

Posted: 04/17/2008 - A strange case involving dozens of cats gets even more bizarre. Rescuers devised a plan to adopt out 60+ cats to families. But suspicions are raised after a mystery cat burglar snatches some of the best ones.

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Fake Check Boom

Posted: 04/10/2008 - Beware... the fake check scam is flourishing. In fact, crooks are now using a new ploy to convince you they're legitimate. They're invoking the name of Interpol, the International Criminal Police Organization.

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Abused Dogs Rescued From Puppy Mills

Updated: 04/04/2008 - The Mill Dog Rescue Network in Colorado Springs is a group dedicated to rescuing dogs from abusive breeding practices, commonly referred to as Puppy Mills.

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Stonyfield Farms Recalls Yogurt

Posted: 03/30/2008 - Stonyfield Farm is recalling several batches of its blueberry yogurt after consumers complained of finding plastic or glass fragments in the 6 ounce cups.

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Advance Fee Loan Scam

Updated: 03/19/2008 - A Colorado Springs woman now sits in jail accused of felony theft. She reportedly took thousands of dollars from a couple... promising a high dollar commercial loan in return. The couple took precautions, but still got ripped off.

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24,000 Cribs Recalled, Parents Warned

Posted: 02/28/2008 - 24,000 cribs were recalled Thursday, as safety officials also issued a warning to parents about pillows and soft bedding that can suffocate infants.

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Update: Scam Using Craigs List

Updated: 02/22/2008 - An update to a story we brought you a few weeks ago. If you're looking for a place to rent... don't believe everything you read in online classifieds like Craigs List.

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Take Advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit

Updated: 02/22/2008 - More than 6,000 people in El Paso County and 220 people in Teller County are giving their hard earned money to Uncle Sam. Why? Because they don't know that cash is theirs. All they have to do is claim it.

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For Sale Scam

Updated: 02/15/2008 - If you're trying to sell an item in a newspaper or online... don't be surprised if you get a quick response followed by a money order. These days crooks will offer to buy anything. We found three potential victims entangled in one case.

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Beware of Phony I.R.S. Refund Letters and Emails

Updated: 01/11/2008 - Crooks are working overtime trying to trick taxpayers. The I.R.S. says fraudulent letters and emails continue to circulate. Call For Action looks at a few of them.

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Secret Shopper Scam

Updated: 12/19/2007 - Imagine being paid hundreds of dollars to shop at the height of the holiday season. Sound too good to be true? It is. It's just another crook trying to "scrooge" you.

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GE Recalls Several Appliances Because Of Fire Hazard

Updated: 12/05/2007 - General Electric is recalling several appliances due to a fire danger. Included in the recall are the GE combination microwave oven and the convention built-in-wall oven.

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Call For Action Alert: Target Stores Return Policy

Updated: 12/04/2007 - With holiday shopping in full swing it pays to know each store's return policy. For example... if you buy gifts at Target... be aware you need to hang onto your receipts for exchanges and returns. A new twist in store policy means some items can't be returned, period.

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