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Collecting money for law enforcement fallen officer fund call is a scam

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Posted at 6:26 PM, Sep 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 18:26:32-04

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. — There Charlotte County Sheriffs Office is warning the public of another scam.

There are reports of a scam call indicating that they were collecting money for law enforcement fallen officer fund.

This call is a scam.

Charlotte County Sheriffs say to never provide credit card or other personal information to someone who calls you on the phone.

Remember that no reputable business or a government agency will ever ask for a payment in pre-paid cards or gift cards.