Fraud Alert

Some City of Groton residents have seen an increase in telephone and internet or computer based fraud especially against our senior citizens. If you are concerned about unsolicited email or a phone call claiming for example that you owe money to the IRS or some other entity, or warning you that your computer is at risk, please feel free to contact the City of Groton Police Department at 860-445-2451.

The Federal Trade Commission maintains an excellent web site with resources and information on many types of scams and identity theft. You may also register a complaint through their web site. Please take a moment to look at their site at the following link: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/.