Chesterfield police warn of scammers trying to solicit money for RPD

Chesterfield police warn of scammers trying to solicit money for RPD
Phone scam (Source: Cape Girardeau Co. Sheriff's Office)

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Chesterfield police are warning residents of scammers trying to solicit money for the Richmond Police Department.

Police said someone is soliciting money by phone under the premise that Richmond Police Department is being defunded.

Officials say phone calls are a scam.

Anyone who gets a call like this should not donate any money and hang up.

We’ve been alerted to a local scam our residents have come across. Essentially, someone is soliciting money by phone...

Posted by Chesterfield County Police on Thursday, April 1, 2021

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