Hurricane police warn of phone scam

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HURRICANE, Utah, May 2, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Hurricane City Police Department officials are warning residents of a phone scam.

“I was informed today of a citizen who received a phone call from someone seeking donations for Hurricane PD,” said a Facebook post from officials. “This is a scam. Please do not give any money to someone soliciting a donation for Hurricane PD.”

Officials said in the post that the phone call specifically references Hurricane PD by name.

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“We rarely ask the public for donations, when we do (Shop with a Cop etc.) it will be posted on our social media or on the city website,” the post went on. “NEVER BY PHONE!!”

To report a scam phone call to Hurricane PD, call 435-627-4999.

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