Sheriff warns of scammers soliciting for police


MACON COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — The sheriff’s office is the latest target scammers are using to steal your money. People are going door-to-door saying they’re collecting donations on behalf of the Fraternal Order of Police.

This organization has never conducted door-to-door or telephone solicitations. Anyone who encounters someone with this pitch should contact authorities. Authorities say use of FOP logos, names or insignias is illegal.

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