After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
Telephone and internet fraud is a growing problem in southern Colorado, and the experts say seniors are often a soft target for scams. Colorado Attorney General John Suthers tells me today's seniors were raised in an age of trust, but they should be aware that fraud is a 50 billion dollar a year problem in this country.
Suthers visited Castle Rock, Colorado Springs, and Pueblo today.
Informing seniors of how to avoid fraud and be smart consumers.
He said you should never carry social security and insurance cards with you, and to never give personal information over the phone or internet.
He also said never let anyone push you into making a donation. "People call you on the phone, say 'send it to me in the mail.' So that you can take the time to figure out if it's a charity you want to contribute to or not. You can check the better business bureau, things like that. Don't be rushed," said Suthers.
Another piece of advice: Don't be afraid to hang up the phone. That takes away the scammers opportunity to exploit you.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.