Scam/Identity Theft Attempt Alert for Carson, Churchill, Lyon, Douglas and Storey Counties

Nevada Rural Housing Authority administers the Weatherization Program, providing qualifying households in Carson City, Churchill, Lyon, Douglas and Storey Counties with services relating to home energy efficiency. NRHA received a complaint in Lyon County that an individual posing as a Nevada Rural Housing Authority representative approached a residence, and used a copy of Nevada Rural Housing Authority’s Weatherization Program application in an attempt to collect personally identifiable information including social security, bank, and other financial information. The incident has been reported to the Lyon County Sherriff’s Office, which is now investigating the incident. Nevada Rural Housing Authority does not solicit applications for the Weatherization program door-to-door. If someone has approached you, or if you believe you’ve been a victim of a crime, please contact your local law enforcement.


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