January 30, 2023

Denver Attempts to Curb Catalytic Converter Theft

Denver City Council passed a new bill to curb catalytic converter theft, requiring scrap-yards to send specific information to the city about the seller.

November 2, 2020

Are Your Excess Liability Limits High Enough?

It is important to have enough coverage for the unexpected. Read about how to assess your district’s limits and determine if an increase is right for you.

January 24, 2020

Former FBI Agent Back for Second Cyber-Crime Presentation

If you missed your chance to see Michael at the 2019 SDA Conference, you will get a second chance on May 12th. Discover the details within.

January 24, 2020

Two Members Focus on Cyber Security with NetDiligence

Read about our members that are focused on preventing cyber security intrusions rather than scrambling to recover from them.

October 23, 2019

Ask the Experts: Are My Fraud and Embezzlement Limits High Enough?

Find out about the Pool’s history with these types of claims. Discover our best advice to members moving forward and ways that you can evaluate and remedy the risk where you work.

July 10, 2018

Ask the Experts: Fraud and Embezzlement

Approximately 76% of districts that purchase Crime coverage only buy the minimum. While $5,000 may seem sufficient, you don’t need a lot of imagination to think of a scenario in which you’d find yourself grossly underinsured.

July 13, 2015

Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

If you pay attention to the issue of cyber security and data breaches, you’ll surely hear about a slew of malicious attacks from sophisticated hacking organizations and complex high-tech espionage. Recently, the chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Mary Jo White, even went so far as to say that cyber attacks are the “biggest risk we face” as a nation.

July 1, 2014

Trust, But Verify: Protecting Your District from Embezzlement

Recently, two well-publicized cases of employee embezzlement and dishonesty of public workers in Colorado have put the spotlight on special districts. In one instance, an employee was implicated in the embezzlement of over a million dollars, and in another, a former fire chief was charged with the theft of over half a million dollars in […]

August 8, 2008

Tips for Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft

Recently, a friend of mine got a phone call from his bank to alert him that they were freezing his account. The representative described to him a series of suspicious transactions which were indeed purchases he had not authorized. It turned out to be a scam, and if he had fallen for the ruse, he would have given up personal details allowing unscrupulous people to raid his account.