Marblehead Police warn residents of fundraising scam

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MARBLEHEAD, MA — Marblehead Police are reminding residents not to respond to outside groups claiming they are raising money for city department events or causes.

Marblehead Police said they do not use third parties to solicit funds for them and if anyone calls saying they are fundraising on behalf of Marblehead Police they are not telling the truth .

The warning is in apparent response to residents reporting these types of calls recently.

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“Again, we are not asking third parties to solicit funds,” police said. “Just in case you were wondering and getting those calls.”

(Scott Souza is a Patch Editor covering Beverly, Danvers, Marblehead, Peabody, Salem and Swampscott. He can be reached at [email protected] Twitter: @Scott_Souza.)

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