Multi-State Lottery Winner, Scam
Mesa County, Colo. -- A local resident sent the Sheriff's Office the following images related to a mailer they recently received advising they had won a multi-state lottery. The hook to this scam is having the victim call and provide personal information that then is used to defraud the victim of their identity, their credit score, drain their bank account or a variety of other negative impacts to a person.
If you have been a victim of a fraud or scam, you should call non-emergency dispatch at (970) 242-6707, to report it. If you are cold contacted for a potential scam, we recommend you ignore it, delete it or throw it away.