March 15, 2023 -- The Colorado Division of Securities will host a booth at the Colorado Older Adult Financial Justice Symposium on March 15th, 2023 from 8:30 am- 4:00 pm at the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging at the University of Denver. The Division will be in-person to provide educational resources, as well as information about the ways the Division investigates securities fraud and refers cases for prosecution. We hope you will stop by if you are at the event.
Protection of senior investors has always been a top priority for the Division of Securities. The Federal Trade Commission reported that that older adults have lost $147 million in investment scams in 2021, up 213 percent from 2020. Older adult financial exploitation threatens the financial security of families across America.
The Colorado Older Adult Financial Justice Symposium is a free event being held at the Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging, University of Denver, Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science, 2155 E Wesley Ave, Room 510, Denver, CO 80202.
The event is a collaboration of University of Denver Knoebel Institute for Healthy Aging, Denver District Attorney's Office, Denver County Adult Protective Services, Denver Police Department, Jefferson County Adult Protective Services, National Adult Protective Services Association, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
The Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) is the state's umbrella regulatory agency, charged with managing licensing and registration for multiple professions and businesses, implementing balanced regulation for Colorado industries, and protecting consumers. Our nearly 600 employees are dedicated to preserving the integrity of the marketplace and promoting a fair and competitive business environment throughout Colorado.
The Division of Securities exists to protect investors and maintain confidence in the securities market, while avoiding unreasonable burdens on the marketplace by licensing securities professionals, enforcing securities law violations, and helping Coloradans become more informed investors.