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Odessa Police Warning Residents About Phone Scam

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

Odessa Police are warning residents about a scam that's going around.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, a woman reported getting a call on Wednesday from a man who identified himself as an officer.

He claimed he was trying to raise money for a group called “The Fallen Officer's Foundation.”

When the caller started questioning the scammer, she said he was hesitant to answer so she hung up on him.

Police say they do not ask for donations by phone or by going door to door.

Anyone who gets a call like this is urged to contact Odessa Police immediately.

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