Facebook Scam Targeting NW Colorado

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam on Facebook. Numerous people in the area have received a direct message from one of their friends that prompts the target to text or call a phone number to secure a “free money grant”. This is a scam. It is very likely that the friend’s account that sent the message was either hacked or duplicated. The phone numbers associated with the scam are from a 755 are code. If you receive a message of this nature on Facebook, it should be reported immediately to local law enforcement.

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