Possible scammers use tragedies to pull heartstrings
Last updated 5/11/2023 at 2:34am
Julie Reeder and Tony Campbell, AC Investigations
Last week there was a group of people, who appeared to be family, soliciting donations in the intersection of South Mission and Ammunition roads. The solicitors were on the sidewalks, in the crosswalks and going in between lanes, pulling heartstrings and collecting money from motorists. Village News spoke with two of the solicitors. One young woman said the money was for her 7-year-old niece who is still in the hospital with brain cancer.
The signs this time said they were raising money for the 7-year-old's medical expenses.
Two weeks ago,...
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