MARION, IL (KFVS) - The City of Marion Police Department is reporting it has received a complaint of another phone scam occurring in the area.
A business owner reported to police that he had received a call from someone saying that City of Marion Police Department is asking for donations so the department can help sponsor a child. The owner advised the number that called was (618)-855-0185.
Police say that the department is not asking for money for donations to help sponsor a child or for any other reason at this time. Police say this is a scam.
The police department is asking anyone who hears of or receives one of these solicitation calls to please gather information and notify the Marion Police Department at (618)-993-2124.