Scam Alert in Stanton

STANTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Stanton Police issued a scam alert on Thursday after receiving complaints from businesses about a calendar advertising scam.

Police say a man in his 60’s claims to be selling calendar ads for a Powell County sports team.

Authorities say there are no calendar ad fundraisers for any sports team in the county.

Police say the man demands payment in full, up-front and refuses to give a receipt to the ad buyer, which are both red flags.

Anyone who comes in contact with man is asked to call Powell County Emergency Dispatch at 606-663-4116.

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