Moffat County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a scam in Craig
March 18, 2015
The Moffat County Sheriff's Office is warning the community about a scam that's currently happening in Craig.
A man is calling residents, telling them they have a warrant out for their arrest and trying to obtain personal information in an effort to get money. One resident said the man called saying that he needed to speak with someone regarding a civil dispute.
Moffat County Sheriff KC Hume is advising people to not engage in a conversation with the man who is calling residents, claiming to be Deputy Cockran. The Craig Daily Press also learned that the scammer is using other names as well.
"I have no Deputy Cockran who works for me," Hume said.
The man is calling residents at their homes from a 970-620-3920 number.
If you see that number pop up on your caller ID, do not answer, Hume advises.
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The Sheriff's Office found out about the scam after the scammer called one of Hume's deputies at home.
Please call the Sheriff's Office at 970-824-4495 if you happen to be contacted by the scammer.