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Police issue warning about scammers asking for donations for 'family of recently fallen officer'

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ALTON, Ill. (KMOV.com) – The Alton Police Department has issued a warning about a scam asking for donations for “the family of the recently fallen officer.”

The department said at least one of their employees received a call from someone who claimed to be with the Illinois State Police and was requesting donations.

According to the police department, the Illinois State Police Department is not currently doing a fundraiser.

Officials with the Alton Police Department advise anyone who receives the call to end the conversation without providing any person information or money.  

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