Reminder to be aware of scams

A special alert for seniors and around the holidays

Fishy Finances via Text: A Laramie resident recently received a text message from an unknown number, with the sender claiming to be Amy from Merchant Funding. In the message, “Amy” stated that they had pre-approved credit lines available for the citizen’s company and asked, in poorly written language, “How much could you be looking for?” The message raised suspicions due to the unprofessional grammar and the fact that the sender’s identity was unknown. CyberWyoming Note: When in doubt, throw it out! Suspicious text messages, especially those with poor grammar and unknown senders...

 

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