Using online resources to find a job? Be aware of fraudulent databases! The Mesa County Workforce Center (MCWFC) recently discovered a fraudulent employer utilizing its Connecting Colorado database with the aim of scamming job seekers. This can happen on other platforms as well, the center warned. Searchers should be on . . .
Recently, the Mesa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) had reports of two different types of scams targeting Grand Valley residents. Both are easy to spot—if you know what to look for. Look before you swipe We’re all used to sticker shock when we see the price of gas, but the MCSO . . .
By Justin Lavelle In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, two things are certain: Texans and Floridians will rebuild and repair. Scammers will be lurking, ready to take advantage of victims, their circumstances and the people lending a hand to help. Preventing natural disaster relief scams is possible, . . .
If you have Medicare, scammers are targeting you! The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is getting reports of scammers contacting people in the Grand Valley pretending to call on behalf of Medicare. Don’t fall for it! Representatives from Medicare will never call you—the U.S. government’s preferred form of communication is . . .
Sellers beware—scammers are buying! The latest scam in Mesa County targets people trying to sell their stuff through an ad in the paper, on Craigslist or even on Facebook. How it works Scammers buy the item by sending a check, but the amount is usually hundreds of dollars more than . . .