Local door to door scam

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HOUGHTON, Mich. (WLUC) - Sheriff Brian McLean advises their department is investigation a local door to door scam.

A white female suspect recently had been going door to door soliciting cash, checks or returnable cans and bottles stating that the money will be used for homeless youth through the Child Family Services of Marquette or the local Youth Advisory Council of Keweenaw and Houghton counties.

Sheriff McLean states “At this time we don’t know how many victims there are out there, but some of the solicitation was last weekend and perhaps even before that. We would like to track down all victims as we build our case.”

Several victims checks have been recovered and the Sheriff is asking that anyone else that has been taken advantage of to please call the Sheriff’s Office at 906 482-0055 with their information and the Sheriff’s Detective will further investigate to add to the case.

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