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Department of Justice, AARP, SEC, BBB, Colorado Attorney General's Office and CU Denver School of Public Affairs to hold Investor Fraud Summit to help protect seniors' hard earned money from scamers

October 9, 2012

WHO: U.S. Attorneys from throughout the Rocky Mountain Region, including U.S. Attorney John Walsh (Colorado), U.S. Attorney David Barlow (Utah), U.S. Attorney Michael Cotter (Montana), U.S. Attorney Sanford Coats (Western District of Oklahoma), U.S. Attorney Kenneth Gonzales (New Mexico), U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom (Kansas) and Daniel Braun, Deputy Chief of the Department of Justice’s Fraud Section

Colorado Attorney General John Suthers, Securities and Exchange (SEC) Regional Director Don Hoerl, Commissioner of Colorado Division of Securities Fred Joseph, and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) Regional Director Joseph McCarthy, plus representatives of the AARP and the Better Business Bureau

WHAT: Will hold the Rocky Mountain Investor Fraud Summit to educate the public, including seniors, how to protect themselves from scam artists

WHERE: Tivoli Building on the Auraria Campus, 900 Auraria Parkway, Suite 150 (also known as the Turnhalle Auditorium), Denver, Colorado 80204 (NOTE: campus map attached)

WHEN: Wednesday, October 10, 2012, registration begins at 8:00 am, event starts at 8:30 am and will go until 12:00 noon

WHY: Federal, state and local regulators from across the Rocky Mountain region will host an informative and interactive presentation about Investment Frauds targeting our communities – focusing particularly on senior citizens. Participants will learn about what is being done to protect them, the red flags of investment fraud and the tricks of the trade to help outsmart investment scams so they can protect their hard-earned money. (NOTE: See agenda, attached)


NOTE: The afternoon session is law enforcement sensitive, and is not open to the public.


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