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Federal judge finds for SEC in Vail Ponzi scheme

February 14, 2020

A U.S. District Court judge in Denver last week ordered a former Vail widow to forfeit more than $500,000 in a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission case against her late husband’s investment fund, which the...

Scammers using Vail Valley utility companies as cover

February 11, 2020

EAGLE — In the latest scam impacting Eagle County residents, callers insist they’re from a utility company such as Holy Cross Energy or Xcel. They’re not, both utility companies say. The scammers will demand immediate...

Indy Pass hostage taker’s sentencing postponed

February 6, 2020

A Colorado Springs realtor who pleaded guilty in December to taking three young men hostage at gunpoint three-and-a-half years ago will be sentenced to as long as two decades in prison next month. Brolin McConnell, 33, was...