Rockford PBPA warns of fraudulent telephone scam - – Rockford’s News Leader

Rockford PBPA warns of fraudulent telephone scam


The Rockford Policemen's Benevolent & Protective Association (PBPA Unit 6) is warning local individuals and businesses about a fraudulent telephone scam related to the organization's Shop With a Cop program.

Telephone solicitation to support the program ended on Friday, December 21, but the organization has received reports that someone is calling homes and possibly businesses asking for donations. The caller also asks for checking account numbers or credit card numbers.

The solicitation is unauthorized. All residents of Winnebago, Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, and surrounding counties should be aware of the scam. Do not give out any personal information to the caller.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WREX. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Trista Truesdale at (815) 335-7856. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at