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Scam Using Name of Capital One Bank - Monday, June 19, 2017

DATE:            MONDAY JUNE 19, 2017
TO:                  ALL MEDIA OUTLETS
FROM:            SHERIFF LELAND FALCON
SUBJECT:      SCAM USING NAME OF CAPITAL ONE BANK

 

Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports that residents are receiving calls from individuals representing themselves to be acting on behalf of Capital One Bank and soliciting money to aid Afghan children.

The representation is a scam.  Capital One Bank is not engaged in any fundraising efforts soliciting funds for Afghan causes.

If you receive such a call, please contact your local Sheriff’s Office at (985) 369-2912 to report the incident. 

The Sheriff urges residents to refrain from donating money to any causes that seem suspicious.

 

For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Commander Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.