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Police warn of calls from person claiming to be a retired officer seeking donations

 

Pleasanton police are warning residents to be aware of phone calls from a person fraudulently claiming to be from the Pleasanton Police Department.

Police have haad recent reports of residents receiving calls from someone asking for donations on behalf of the police department.

The caller often says they are a retired police officer.

According to police, the department does not

accept monetary donations.

The Pleasanton Police Officer's Association, a nonprofit organization, does however accept monetary donations, which are always

solicited by mail and never by phone, police said.

Daniel Montes, Bay City News

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