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Police Department

Phone: 970-549-5000
Address: 555 Ute Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
E-Mail: GJPD@gjcity.org

Financial Crimes Investigations


Financial crimes are crimes against property, involving the unlawful conversion of the property belonging to one person, to another's own personal use and benefit. Financial crimes may involve multiple types of fraud; theft; embezzlement; identity theft; forgery and counterfeiting, including the production of counterfeit money, checks and credit cards.

Financial crimes may involve additional criminal acts, such as computer crime, elder abuse, burglary, armed robbery, and even violent crime such as robbery or murder. Financial crimes may be carried out by individuals, corporations, or by organized crime groups. Victims may include individuals, small businesses, even corporations..

The Grand Junction Police Department is committed to providing a thorough investigation into your financial crime complaint.

To aid you in filing your complaint, we have developed a procedure to assist you with the collection the information needed before the report can be initiated and/or investigated. This procedure involves the use of a Financial Crime Reporting Packet.

If you have any questions regarding financial crimes or scams, you may contact the Investigations Unit at 970-549-5260. To file a criminal complaint please refer to the Financial Crime Reporting link on this page and follow the instructions. To learn how you can protect yourself from fraud go to the following websites: StopFraud.gov or ftc.gov.

Fraud Packet 08-15

Common Frauds and Schemes
Auction Fraud Employment/Business Opportunities
Phishing and Spoofing Reshipping Schemes
Work-at-home Schemes Charity Scams
Counterfeit Cashier's Checks Free Prize Scheme
Phony Job Opportunities Third Party Receiver of Funds
Credit Card Fraud Home Improvement and Home Repair Fraud
Mystery Shopper Playing Foreign Lotteries by Mail