You've probably lost track of all the phone scams making the rounds in western Colorado. It's been a grand total of a week and a half since the last one, so you know what time it is. There's a new scam in town, and this one claims to be from Mesa County Civil Services Division.
There's a new scam in town. So far, Mesa County phone scams have come in every color of the rainbow. Scammers must be getting desperate. The latest Western Colorado phone scam is for the birds -- the jail birds, that is.
I was JUST threatened by someone claiming to be with the IRS. Moments ago a call came in on the request line informing me I'm being sued by the Internal Revenue Service. Really? While we're at it, what song would you like to hear?
It's time for another phone scam in Mesa County, and this one comes from a caller claiming to be a Mesa County Sheriff's officer. The call then claims the lucky recipient managed to miss jury duty, and must now pay a $750 fine or face being arrested.
This can into the office today warning us about a big scam in Montrose. The Montrose Chamber of Commerce informed us that someone has been contacting area businesses supposedly offering a advertising opportunity.