COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4)– Scammers are taking advantage of the community’s generosity surrounding the death of an El Paso County Sheriff’s deputy.
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The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office says someone is calling people and asking for donations in Flick’s memory. The scammers claim to be with the “Fallen Officer Division.”READ MORE: Maize In The City, Colorado Family Tradition, Opens For A New Year
Anyone who receives a call from that organization is urged to hang up.MORE NEWS: Colorado Task Force 1 No Longer On Alert Amid Intensifying Hurricane Sam
A donation site has been established for Flick’s family online or in person: The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Foundation, 1980 Dominion Way, Ste. 200. Colorado Springs, CO 80918, for those who do wish to contribute in Flick’s memory.