Dishing on a scam
March 28, 2018
The Saratoga Sun received word on Monday that a scam, operating under the guise of satellite provider Dish Network, is targeting Valley residents.
Dawn Senior-Trask, of Encampment, informed the Sun on the morning of March 26 that she had received a call from someone claiming to work for Dish Network offering a software update for her satellite receiver.
According to Senior-Trask, the call was “almost believable” as the scammer had her phone number, physical and mailing address and her account information. The caller offered the upgrade for a “discounted price.”
It wasn’t until Se...