Scams target elderly woman
MONTO Sergeant Werner Crous has warned of “a couple of men scamming their way through the Monto division”. Sgt Crous said the men had been pretending theywere roof painters from Rockhampton. “Recently an 80-year-old lady from Mulgildie was the victim of this scam,” he said. “The two lads (unknown age or description) knocked on her door unsolicited and told her that her roof needed painting and that it would cost her $500. This fee was to be paid immediately by cheque.” Sgt Crous warned people to be aware that if you didn’t order a painter or any other service to be done around your house, you did not have to allowthese people, or others like them, onto your property or into your house. If you have any concerns call police immediately on 4153 9111 and ask for your local police officer.