SAM DICK AND AMBER PHILPOTT REPORTING.
WE'RE TRACKING A SCAM ALERT OUT OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY.
THE WINCHESTER POLICE DEPARTMENT SAYS A WOMAN IS GOING DOOR-TO- DOOR.
TRYING TO PASS HERSELF OFF AS A SATELLITE T-V EMPLOYEE.
AND ASKING FOR MONEY TO SIGN THEM UP FOR SERVICES.
WKYT'S HILLARY THORNTON IS IN CLARK COUNTY WITH REACTION.
ITS OUR TOP STORY AT Four-30.
It’s a rip-off that winchester police say sadly has already claimed a number of victims.
"Scamming them for anyplace from 40 to 60 .
" Officers say the scammer is described as an older girl with gray hear, carrying a baseball hat, and blue denims.
going door to door carrying a clipboard.
Representing themselves as a direct or dish television worker doing a promotion.
Investigators say after one of many victims fell for the lady's gross sales pitch, signing up and making a cost.
she felt like one thing didn’t add up.
"When the victims contact the supplier they haven’t any data of this program and sadly theyve misplaced their cash.
" That’s the reason police are actually sending out a warning and recommendation in hopes nobody else falls sufferer to what they are saying is one other try by somebody to make fast, simple money making the most of others.
"Ask for identification and credentials.
Anytime somebody involves your door asking you to purchase one thing don’t give them cash.
" They are saying the lady has been seen going to houses in varied components of city they usually anticipate the stories to proceed coming in.
"Could possibly be folks on the market nonetheless ready for his or her product that isn’t going to return so we are going to get extra calls.
" In Winchester, Hillary Thornton, WKYT.
OFFICERS SAY IF YOU ARE PROPERLY CREDENTIALED TO GO DOOR- TO- DOOR FOR BUSINESS, YOU SHOULD ALSO CONTACT THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE AWARE YOU ARE DOING SO, AND THAT YOU HAVE THE PROPER BUSINESS PERMIT.