MISSOULA - The sheriff's office warns that a scammer is trying to take advantage of a recent shooting by pretending to collect donations for a wounded Montana Highway Patrol trooper.
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BUTTE- Police are warning residents of a "grandchild scam" after a 89-year-old Butte woman was scammed out of $30,000.
BUTTE- Hattie Thatcher was at her desk Monday afternoon when she received a text from an unknown number claiming to be her priest, Father Patrick Beretta of St. Patrick and Immaculate Conception.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A 40-year-old Wyoming man has lost nearly $400,000 in an online dating scam. Police in Gillette say the man reported meeting the woman through an online dating site five years ago, but they never met in person. Cpl. Dan Stroup tells the Gillette News Record the man reported he sent the woman more than $388,000 in March, purportedly for cancer treatment, and hasn't heard from her since. Police are investigating, but Stroup sa...