Fraud is a deliberate misrepresentation which causes another person to suffer damages, usually monetary losses. The Arvada Police Department dedicates a team of investigators to address this crime, which is on the rise not only in Arvada, but across the country.

There are a variety of schemes and scams developed by criminals to swindle you out of your money or even your good name. Unfortunately, criminals develop new ways to cheat unsuspecting citizens’ everyday. Your best bet is to learn as much as you can about protecting yourself from fraud.