Press Release

Consumer Advisory: Medicare Open Enrollment Runs from October 15 to December 7

DENVER - The annual Medicare Open Enrollment has started and runs through Dec. 7. This is the time when more than 60 million people with Medicare across the country can review health and drug plans, and make changes to their health care coverage for next year, based on their financial and medical needs. Why is it important to compare plans for next year? Because plans change, and a person’s health care needs or situation may have changed too.

Consumer advisory: What to do if you receive a disconnection notice from your utility

DENVER - With the temporary moratorium on disconnections ending on June 12, 2020, utilities in Colorado have begun issuing shutoff notices to electric and natural gas customers for non-payment of past due amounts. The Colorado Office of Consumer Counsel (OCC) and the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) want consumers to be aware of what to do if they receive a disconnection notice and assistance that is available to help them pay their energy bills.

Colorado Division of Securities joins with CFTC to stop nationwide precious metals IRA, bullion coin scheme that solicited more than $185 million from defrauded senior investors

The Colorado Division of Securities, a division of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), announced today that it is part of a consolidated nationwide enforcement action to disrupt a fraudulent precious metals scheme that has allegedly solicited more than $185 million from seniors and other investors.

Consumer Alert: Colorado Division of Securities warns investors of spoof websites and pop-up scams

DENVER - The Colorado Division of Securities, part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), is warning the public that there has been an increase in pop-up scams involving securities accounts in 2020. A “pop-up” is a window that pops up suddenly over another window on a computer. Pop-up scams often include a “spoof” or hoax website that the scammers created to look legitimate.