Sex Offender Alert Scam
On August 1, 2007, the Denver Police Department notified Denver City Council members of a scam that has raised some concern among residents in the
metropolitan area. If you recently received a flyer on your door about a sex offender relocating to your neighborhood, please continue reading the following announcement from the Denver Police Department:
Neighborhoodredalert.com has been distributing flyers door-to-door throughout the metro area [ ]. This company uses this type of "marketing" to get people to visit their website and ultimately subscribe to a pay service which lists registered sex offenders in their neighborhood. Their tactics scare quite a few people - most don't realize just how many registered sex offenders live in the city (approx. 1300). If your offices receive calls on this flyer please inform your constituents that this is a marketing ploy by this particular company. The information onWe previously discussed sex offenders in this post. Community associations encountering any issues related to sex offenders should consult with legal counsel.
registered sex offenders is available for free on the Denvergov.org website. In addition, the Denver Police Website has a link to CBI which provides state-wide sex offender information for free. The CBI site also allows for a free notification service through e-mail. Denver