Spring is finally here, and that means taking care of lawn maintenance. If you hire someone to do it for you, make sure you don't get scammed.

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From Gallatin Media Center:

"The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office and the Bozeman Police Department are investigating numerous reports of a lawn care scam currently happening. Reports of a Western Lawn Care also reported as Western Slope Lawn Care with a fraudulent address in Belgrade are distributing flyers and conducting door-to-door sales for lawn services.  The suspects are offering lawn services for $360.00 if paid in cash at the time of agreement."

If you are a victim of this scam and live in Gallatin County, please contact the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office at 582-2100. When prompted, press #2. If you are within Bozeman city limits, please call the Bozeman Police Department at call 582-2000.

If you are contacted by anyone representing this service please contact law enforcement immediately.