The Grand Junction Police Department is aware of a financial fraud and is alerting citizens, so they do not fall victim. These scams involve impersonation and various deceptive tactics aimed at stealing personal information, sensitive data, and financial assets. Scammers call or email citizens about a breach of their financial records and/or compromised anti-virus software and convince citizens to give them sensitive information to gain access to their accounts and records. Scammers will often tell victims not to talk with anyone else or make reports. The Grand Junction Police Department urges citizens to take precautions and question any suspicious activity.
The Grand Junction Police Department recommends citizens safeguard themselves from falling victim to these scams and suggests the following precautions:
The Grand Junction Police Department asks community members to report any fraudulent activity to their financial institutions. Citizens who fall victim to any financial scams may report them to https://www.ic3.gov or https://www.ftc.gov.