Dothan Authorities Warning Against Phone Scam

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The Dothan Police Department warns of a scam of an individual identifying himself as a Dothan Police Officer and attempting to solicit funds for the Law Enforcement 2014 National Night Out. If you've received this call, this is a scam.

You're asked to stay alert when dealing with any calls in which a person is asking for monetary donations.

Inquire about these fundraisers by contacting the organization they represent. if you're suspicious about someone contacting you for donations, question them.

Most scam artist will stay away from answering questions because it ties them up with speaking to you longer than they expected. The longer you are questioning them, the more suspicious they will become of you and the possibility that you are on to their scam.

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