This week we want to get the word out to all business owners and employees in our area about a tricky scam. A business owner reached out to our Call for Action team after one of her workers received a suspicious call. You may have watched this story on KKTV 11 News.“It was the same exact phone number as our corporate headquarters,” said Katharine Gehauf, the owner of Rita’s Italian Ice and Frozen Custard in Colorado Springs. The caller ID came up as Rita’s corporate number and name, so the employee answered the call.“When he answered it, the person on the other line said, ‘This is Rita’s corporate calling, we had a report about an issue with the money coming into the store,’” said Gehauf.The caller convinced the employee that corporate needed his help. Colorado Springs News Voice of the consumer: IRS releases annual 'Dirty Dozen' list of tax scams Katie Pelton “He unfortunately believed them and they asked him to … [Read more...] about Voice of the consumer: ‘Corporate’ call an obvious scam
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(Reuters) - A crowded field of fresh faces and veteran U.S. lawmakers has lined up to seek the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination. FILE PHOTO: U.S. former Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the First State Democratic Dinner in Dover, Delaware, U.S. March 16, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst The diverse group vying to challenge President Donald Trump, the likely Republican nominee, includes six U.S. senators. A record six women are running, as well as black, Hispanic and openly gay candidates who would make history if one of them became the party’s nominee. Here are the Democrats who have launched campaigns or are expected to pursue a presidential bid, listed in order of their RealClearPolitics national polling average. JOE BIDEN The leader in polls of Democratic presidential contenders is not even a candidate yet. But Biden, who served eight years as vice president under former President Barack Obama and 36 years in the U.S. Senate, looks … [Read more...] about Factbox: Big Democratic field taking shape for 2020 U.S….
By Phil Flynn Published March 14, 2019 Opinion FOXBusiness Facebook Twitter Comments Print video US has swung close to being a net energy exporter: Andy Lipow Lipow Oil Associates President Andy Lipow on the state of the oil market. The shale revolution has put the U.S. on track to become the biggest energy exporter in the world by 2023, potentially surpassing Russia and Saudi Arabia. Yet what should also really excite America is the fact that the U.S. became the world’s biggest oil producer in 2018, according to the International Energy Agency. Continue Reading Below This rebirth of the U.S. energy industry also reflects well on the fact that President Trump is making good on his promise to bring back manufacturing jobs and make America’s economy the envy of the world. MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM... TOYOTA BOOSTS US INVESTMENTS TO $13B BY 2021, ADDS ABOUT 600 JOBS COLORADO DRILLING RULE CHANGES GET INITIAL OK … [Read more...] about U.S. economy, manufacturing and oil booms proving socialist naysayers wrong
Wearing red denoting education on their bodies, along with smiles on their faces, a few local teachers joined about 100 others from around the state at the Capitol on Friday to emphasize their priorities to lawmakers at the opening of the 2019 legislative session.The mood was upbeat and hopeful, yet concerned, said Simon Ellis, a first-grade teacher at Academy International Elementary School in Academy School District 20.“We wanted to remind legislators we are still fighting for our profession, for better recognition of what we do,” he said.The participants, who walked from the Colorado Education Association headquarters to the Capitol, have been sending postcards to elected officials with a list of their union's funding priorities.Those include funding classrooms instead of “corporate income tax giveaways” and property tax exemptions, ratcheting down Colorado’s high-stakes testing system and addressing the educator shortage through such means as “an … [Read more...] about Colorado Springs teachers promote education agenda at opening of legislative session
Gov. John Hickenlooper preferred to stand up during a chat in his office about what he’s done right and what he’s leaving for Colorado’s next Democratic governor, Jared Polis.His back was sore, he said, from moving boxes of his stuff out of the governor’s mansion — stuff in storage, pretty much, since Colorado’s first family had continued to reside in his private home in Park Hill. Polis and his family will stay put in their mansion in Boulder, rather than living in the free lodging the people provide.“I don’t think I lifted anything heavy,” Hickenlooper said, both stooping and stretching. “It was just one too many.”His transition out of office is much the same, one last chore after another as he wraps up running one of the country’s fastest-growing states with a bustling economy — a turnaround while Hickenlooper, by chance or by skill, was at the stern. Colorado usually at the front of the pack when it … [Read more...] about Hickenlooper leaving ‘strong foundation’ as Colorado governor prepares to pass the baton