Financial http://aspenpublicradio.org en Phone Scam Aimed at Credit Cards http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/phone-scam-aimed-credit-cards <p></p><p>Residents in the Roaring Fork Valley are being warned about a phone scam. Locals have received calls about their credit cards, an illegal effort to get their money. But the criminals behind the scam made a big mistake. They called people who can spot a hoax, like District Attorney Sherry Caloia.</p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 22:58:09 +0000 Elise Thatcher 18856 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Phone Scam Aimed at Credit Cards Book Details Money Behind Armstrong Doping Machine http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/book-details-money-behind-armstrong-doping-machine <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A veritable avalanche of information has come out about cyclist Lance Armstrong doping during his career. The iconic athlete even confessed to it in an Oprah interview early this year. But the details keep coming, now in a book by two Wall Street Journal reporters. Vanessa O&rsquo;Connell and Reed </span>Albergotti<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> explore the financial underpinnings of how and why Armstrong cheated, in the book &ldquo;Wheelmen: Lance Armstrong, the Tour de France, and the Greatest Sports Conspiracy Ever.&rdquo; Armstrong is a part-time Aspen resident. Aspen Public Radio&rsquo;s Elise Thatcher recently spoke with O&rsquo;Connell and </span>Albergotti<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher 8964 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Book Details Money Behind Armstrong Doping Machine Aspen’s Economic Challenges: Part #3 - Personal Income http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/aspen-s-economic-challenges-part-3-personal-income <p style="width: 480px; line-height: 1.3em; text-align: justify; font-size: 13px; color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; orphans: auto; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Part 3 of a 3 part series.</p> Wed, 17 Apr 2013 17:36:19 +0000 Elise Thatcher 631 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Aspen’s Economic Challenges: Part #3 - Personal Income Aspen’s Economic Challenges: Part #1 - Lodging http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/aspen-s-economic-challenges-part-1-lodging <p></p><p></p><p>Part 1 of a 3 part series.</p><p>Residents of Aspen often hear and say that they live in paradise; it is a town like no other.&nbsp;&nbsp;And yet, the Aspen of this description is facing challenges in coming years.&nbsp;That’s the conclusion of a report issued last week by the Aspen Chamber Resort Association.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;ACRA’s Economic Sustainability Report revisits issues considered by a similar study done ten years ago.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 16:46:39 +0000 Roger Adams 627 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Aspen’s Economic Challenges: Part #1 - Lodging Police Trying to Crack ATM Fraud http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/police-trying-crack-atm-fraud <p>Investigators are still trying to figure out what happened at several Aspen ATMs in late March. The criminals withdrew thousands of dollars with fake debit and credit cards. But the big question remains... how were they able to make the cards in the first place? Aspen Public Radio’s Elise Thatcher has this report.</p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 15:55:03 +0000 Elise Thatcher 620 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Police Trying to Crack ATM Fraud