Scammers targeting Colorado’s small businesses
DENVER -- Colorado consistently ranks among the top 10 states for fraud and identity theft, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Small business owners are now becoming popular targets for scammers. Emilio's Almost Famous Restaurant and Bar at 10081 Wadsworth Parkway in Westminster is known for it's freshly prepared green chili. The small family-owned business prides itself on using chiles brought in from Pueblo, but crafty thieves were busy cooking up a scheme to rob owner Lynn Isles and her husband, the restaurant's co-owner, of thousands of dollars.