Scammers like to take advantage of the fact that many people above a certain age own their homes, thereby providing a valuable asset that increases the potential dollar value of certain scams.
Seniors who live alone in their own homes are cautioned to be wary of “woodchucks” or fake home contractors who gain their confidence and then charge huge amounts of money for unnecessary work.
Boulder City Police Department will be joining with officers from the Nevada Highway Patrol and Metropolitan Police Department to increase patrols Friday through Sunday, April 27-29, on U.S. Highway 95 between Interstate 11 and Searchlight.
Did you know that Boulder City Hospital cannot accept sharps or medications for disposal? Safe disposal of these items is very important for the safety of the community and the environment.
Here are a few unusual rip-off variations you may not be familiar with:
Criminals make the name of your bank pop up on the caller ID and advise you to call back at an unknown number. Never call back an unknown number. The IRS will never contact you by phone or email, only by U.S. mail.