Versailles PD warn of possible phone scam

VERSAILLES, Ky. (WTVQ) – The Versailles Police Department says it received a call about a possible scam involving a charity it helps.

The department says on its Facebook page that a Versailles resident received a phone call Monday, requesting a donation for the Cops for Kids program, which is a non-profit group led by the Versailles Police Department.

The department says neither it, nor the Cops for Kids organization, have asked for donations by phone and never do so.

It reminds people to be extremely cautious giving anyone personal information over the phone and that, in most cases, those asking for money over the phone have malicious intent.

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