Fraud Alert: Phone Scam soliciting funds for Lancaster Police Foundation 5/17/19

On Friday May 17, 2019 our agency was told about a phone scam. A caller fraudulently represented themselves as someone soliciting donations on behalf of the Lancaster Police Foundation. The Lancaster Police Foundation does not solicit donations over the phone. 

Do not give out any personal, financial or confidential information to anyone over the phone pretending to solicit donations on behalf of the Lancaster Police Foundation. If you or someone you know fell victim to this scam, please contact your local Police department. In Lancaster County, the non-emergency number for Police dispatch is 717-664-1180. 

The Lancaster Police Foundation was created in 2003 and is a legitimate 501(c) 3 non-profit foundation that supports the Lancaster Bureau of Police. You can read more about the Foundation on their website: http://lancasterpolicefoundation.org/