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Resident contacted by scammer

Published 4:28 pm, Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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A Darien woman was contacted on July 9 by an individual claiming he worked for an organization raising funds for families of fallen police officers, police said.

The man said he was from Alabama and wanted to send the woman a pre-paid envelope for her to send a donation, according to the report.

When the woman questioned the authenticity of the organization, the caller went silent and then hung up, police said.

The number the individual called from is 203-347-3092, according to police.