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Fulton County police warn of library scam

FULTON, KY (KFVS) -

Fulton, Kentucky police are warning the public of a phone scam.

Police say victims have been getting calls asking for money for the Fulton Public Library in exchange for a tote bag.

Library officials tell police they are not trying to raise money over the phone.

Anyone who has received such calls are asked to contact Fulton Police Det. Lt. Steven Williams at 270-472-3141.

Police warn never to give person information over the phone.

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