Searcy police warn of over-the-phone paper sales scam

SEARCY, Ark. (KTHV) -- Police in Searcy have issued a scam warning via Facebook after reports of a fraudulent salesman.

According to police, the salesman has called and offered ad space in a local sale paper.  Police added, "The salesman then collects payment, but is not affiliated with any news or sales paper outlet."

To protect yourself, police remind citizens to always look up the news or sales paper online or in a phone book and call them directly to determine the call's legitimacy. 


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