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OREGON, OH (Toledo News Now) -
in Oregon are warning people of a scam going around. Callers are posing as
police over the phone and asking for money.
to police, a woman received a call from someone claiming to be an Oregon police
officer, and said they were soliciting donations for "Cops for Kids."
are not collecting donations for any type of charity or Christmas program at
all, and we would not make calls and ask for cash even if we were," said Det.
the report was filed, police looked into the number that showed up on the
caller ID and found out it was local.
found out that this number at one time did belong to someone locally, but that
person no longer lives in the area," Zale said.
says it's pretty bold for a scammer to pose as a police officer.
personally don't like it and I'm pretty sure people in the community don't like
people pretending they're with OPD to try to get money for some reason," she
says with the holidays approaching, scammers are preying on people's generosity.
She says residents should be cautious about any phone calls soliciting
should never give cash to a charity unless you are handing them the cash
yourself," she said.
police are not investigating this case because no money was lost, but they're
warning people to be on the lookout for scammers.