Illinois State Police warning against scammers soliciting money - KMOV.com

Illinois State Police warning against scammers soliciting money for pension fund

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COLLINSVILLE, Ill. (KMOV.com) – The Illinois State Police Department is reminding citizens they will never solicit money.

The department said they have received several reports of someone calling from a telephone number with a Springfield area code (217) asking them to send money for the Illinois State Police pension fund.

Officials with the department said citizens should be wary of calls soliciting money regardless of the number the call is made from, especially if the caller becomes pushy or makes threats.

Anyone who believes they have been a victim of the scam should contact the department at (847)294-4400 to file a report.

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