Pittsylvania County Police warns public of new phone scam asking for donations

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PITTSYLVANIA Co., Va. (WDBJ7) -- The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office is warning the public about a new phone scam after receiving several complaints.

The caller in the telephone scam is allegedly soliciting donations on behalf of the Pittslyvania County Fire / Rescue Association.

The Sheriff's Office has verified with the Fire Rescue Association there is not an active solicitation campaign, nor has the Association ever asked for donations over the phone.

Police ask that if you get a call like this to provide the callers number as it appears on your caller ID to the Sheriffs Office by emailing the number to sar@pittgov.org