JEFFERSON CITY (WATE) – The Jefferson City Police Department is warning residents of a scammer calling and asking for donations for a phony fundraiser.
The caller solicits donations for the “Jefferson City Police Department Junior Police Officer Foundation.” Police say it is not a legitimate fundraiser and is not endorsed by them. They say do not release any personal information.
If you would like to report a scam or have any questions, call the JCPD at (865) 475-2002. You should never give out personal information to someone over the phone.