Junior Police Camp Scam

New scam hits Columbus, Ohio area

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 — New York





Here's one from Columbus, Ohio: "[The] Columbus Police Department is warning the community that a phone scam is underway by an unknown individual attempting to raise money for a “junior police camp.”"

Read the full story from the website The Republic on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016.

They reported that a teacher received the call from a person seeking a donation, then contacted the police department. A Columbus Police Department spokesman said the police department does not solicit funds for any programs over the phone.

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