Person scamming victims in name of local public library

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Web Editor - Mason Stevenson

FULTON, Ky. - Someone is scamming people in the name of a public library.

It's happening in Fulton, Kentucky.  Police there tell Local 6 the culprit is soliciting money by phone for the Fulton Public Library.  If a victim donates, the caller promises to give them a tote bag.

After receiving several tips, Fulton Police got in touch with the library who confirmed they are not attempting to raise money or soliciting funds over the phone.

Anyone who has received a call like this is asked to contact the Fulton Police Department at (270) 472-3141.

Investigators caution people to never provide any personal or financial information over the phone.

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