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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 Continue reading

Scammers Targeting South Central Wyoming

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning south central Wyoming residents of two scams circulating around the area. Residents are receiving telephone calls from scammers who claim to be soliciting donations on behalf of local law enforcement. The calls are from Arkansas area code. According to Sweetwater County Sheriff Mike Continue reading

Scammers Impersonating Law Enforcement

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam, where people are calling targets in Northwest Colorado and South Central Wyoming, claiming to be an employee of a  local law enforcement agency. The callers tell the victims they have a warrant out for Continue reading

Scammers Impersonating Dish Network

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning of a scam targeting south-central Wyoming residents. The callers, who pretend to be Dish Network representatives, are targeting Dish Network users in the area. The scammers use spoofed or masked caller identification numbers to make it appear the Continue reading

Scammers Impersonating Law Enforcement

Scammers who claim to represent the Sheriff’s department are again targeting people in the Sweetwater County. The scammer is claiming they’re a law enforcement officer, and are threatening targets with arrest for supposedly evading jury duty. The victim is then told they can avoid arrest by purchasing e-vouchers or re-loadable debit cards in Continue reading

Scam Victims May Be Able To Recover Money

Individuals in Northwest Colorado who have fallen victim to scammers may now have an opportunity to recover their stolen money. The Federal Trade Commission is letting the public know that anyone who lost money to scammers between 2004 and this year, Continue reading

IRS Scammers Targeting Craig Area

Area residents are being targeted by a old scam.  People are receiving calls from someone claiming to represent the IRS in a tax fraud lawsuit against the victim. The scammer says the victim can avoid further complications by settling the Continue reading

Scammer Impersonating Law Enforcement

The Carbon County Sheriff’s are warning of a new scam, where someone is calling victims, claiming to be an employee at the Sheriff’s office. The scammer is calling targets claiming he is Lieutenant Williams and that the individual has a warrant out for their arrest for failing to appear Continue reading

Scammers Using Troops To Extract Money

Police are warning of a new scam where victims are being targeted by individuals who claim to need money for college. Scammers are going door to door claiming they are in a contest to win college scholarship money, which involves raising funds for the troops. They will Continue reading

Scammers Target Wyoming Seniors

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a new scam which is targeting the areas seniors. Victims are receiving calls from young people who claim to be their grandchildren. The scammers then claim that they are in jail, often out of the state or in Continue reading

IRS Scammers Target Wyoming

The Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a scam where people are calling and claiming to represent the IRS and are demanding payment from potential victims. Scammers are calling people and are telling them that they owe delinquent taxes which must be paid immediately by Continue reading

Publishers Clearing House Scammers Target Craig

Craig Police are warning residents of a new scam where victims are receiving letters that say they won a contest through Publishers Clearing House. In the letter the victim is asked to provide money in order to cover contest processing fees and other costs. Craig Police want the public to be aware that Continue reading