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Door To Door Scam In Clearfield County

<img src="/images/Multi_Media/wearecentralpa/nxd_media/img/jpg/2008_08/2566e284-678f-f744-0166-84098d2140cc/raw.jpg" alt=" " style="width: 200px; height: 135px" align="left" height="135" width="200" />Police are warning residents in Clearfield County of a door to door scam.
The DuBois police say theyve been getting calls from people all over the area this week reporting people who are knocking on their doors trying to sell magazines. Victims say they look and sound legitimate, but theyre not. The police say there may be a group of men going door to door in the Clearfield County claiming to sell magazines. Theyre young, clean cut, and looking for you money. One witness says the young man at his door didnt seem suspicious. He said he was selling the magazines to pay for college. Thats when the DuBois City Police pulled up to the house. The police say the solicitor didn’t have proper identification or a permit for solicitation. They took him into custody, finger printed him, and found out he is a convicted felon from Florida. The police have been getting calls from Brookville to Sandy Township, and everywhere in between from people reporting the suspected con artists. Police say there is at least on victim in Sandy Township who paid a man with cash. Now theyre warning everyone to be aware of their scam. If anyone knocks on your door trying to sell you something and they dont have a permit call the police right away.
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