Protecting Residents From Scams

Several law enforcement agencies are looking to better protect the identities of Grand Valley residents and from getting financially scammed.

Dozens of residents came out Tuesday night for a special seminar hosted by the Grand Junction Police Department, Mesa County Sheriff's Office and the FBI.

The focus? Avoiding Internet and mail scams, as well as protecting your identity.

Nationwide, more than $8 B in losses were recorded through scams in 2006 and it's becoming an increasing problem.

Quick tips include shredding all documents with personal information. and never give your info to anyone over the phone or through email.


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 © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 7286031 - nbc11news.com/a?a=7286031
Gray Television, Inc.