More than half of the cases investigated by the Colorado Division of Securities included “at-risk” victims.

The Division of Securities opened 77 investigations in the past year, according to its annual report for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, which was released today.

“The significance of the division’s investigatory work cannot be overstated,” Gerald Rome, Colorado’s Security Commissioner wrote in the report. “Over half of our cases this year included victims in the “at-risk” category, meaning they were over the age of 60 and in most cases unable to work to recoup their often devastating losses.”

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