Sheriff's Office Warns Residents of Roofing Scam, Looking for Scammer

By: Tim Ciesco Email
By: Tim Ciesco Email

The Mesa County Sheriff's Office says a new roofing scam may be targeting Grand Valley residents -- and now they're asking for your help to find the scammer.

Officials say deputies are looking for 40-year-old Robert Dumas of Florida. They say in March, he offered an elderly Mesa County man a foam and sealant treatment for his roof -- then took 15 minutes to apply a fake treatment and charged the man $20,000 for the job.

Investigators believe Dumas intimidates customers to collect his payment and possibly threatens them.

If you've been scammed by Dumas or have information on where he may be, you're asked to call the Mesa County Sheriff's Office at (970) 244-3260,

KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 42943547 -
Gray Television, Inc.