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Apr 13

April 13, 2018

Spotting and Avoiding Scams in Our Communities

Next Thursday, April 19, from 11am-1pm, the Federal Trade Commission and Colorado Attorney General staff will gather with ethnic media, law enforcement, legal services, and consumer advocates and leaders to discuss how scams affect your community. Sharing these stories with each other, and with journalists from ethnic media outlets, helps us all spread the word and protect the people in our communities. Please register here to attend:, so they can plan for the right number for lunch. Spotting and Avoiding Scams…

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Mar 15

March 15, 2018

Be Aware of Tax Season Scams

It’s tax season and with that comes tax season scams. Please report each attempt directly to the IRS site individually. If you receive one of these phone calls or emails, please use the link below to the IRS site. It provides details on how to handle any communication from the IRS that you believe to be phishing. It also provides instructions for reporting incidents of this nature directly to the IRS. Attached you will also find an advisory drafted by…

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Dec 21

December 21, 2017

December Command Message

As 2017 draws to a close we would be remiss if we did not express our collective gratitude to you – the Colorado National Guard Soldier.  You are what is best about our state and nation and we consider it a privilege to serve on your team. Thank you for who you are and what you do. We recently welcomed home Bravo Company, 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces and Alpha Battery, 3rd Battalion 157th Field Artillery from deployment to Afghanistan. …

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Sep 12

September 12, 2017

Equifax Security Breach

Although the recent Equifax Security Breach was not specific to the Military/DoD, many of our Service Members and Families are part of the 143 million Americans who have been affected. Unlike other data breaches, those affected may not even know they are customers of the company. Equifax is one of three nationwide credit-reporting agencies that track and rate the financial history of consumers. This breach uncovered personal information such names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, credit card numbers, and…

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Jul 25

July 25, 2017

Red Cross Volunteer Opportunities

The American Red Cross is calling on you to volunteer toSound the Alarm this fall (September 23 – October 25) to install free smoke alarms across Colorado, helping to save lives and lessen the number of tragedies attributed to home fires. Sound the Alarm is part of a nationwide series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events to be held between September 23 and October 15, culminating in the Red Cross’ installation of the one-millionth free smoke alarm…

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Apr 25

April 25, 2017

Public Website Alert!

ALERT A new public website provides information on a person’s full name, age, birth year, aliases, and current and past addresses. The website also includes the full name, age, and birth year of possible associates and relatives. While this is not a crime, it does present a security threat in today’s climate for Commander’s, Soldiers, DOD Civilians and their family’s safety. This website is free and contains no safe guards to ensure the person conducting the search has a…

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Nov 3

November 3, 2016

Nov 2

November 2, 2016

Military Job Fair

Brianna Kenney Client Services Coordinator| T: 757-965-5838 | Fax: 770-308-2463 1545 Crossways Blvd, Ste 200 | Chesapeake, VA  23320

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Nov 1

November 1, 2016

Consumer Guide for Military Personnel and Their Families Available

The Colorado Attorney General’s Office has the updated Consumer Guide for Military Personnel and Their Families available to the public.  You can view the pdf version of the guide on the Military Fraud Center at: If you have any questions please contact Holly Miller, Consumer Fraud Outreach Coordinator at

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Oct 25

October 25, 2016

AKO Fraudulent Website Warning

BEWARE:  Do not use these websites!  akoarmymil[.]com and akousarmy[.]com

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