Spencerport Volunteer Firemen’s Assoc. warns residents of fraudulent solicitations

By on April 16, 2018

The Spencerport Volunteer Firemen’s Associaton is asking residents to be vigilant after receiving information that solicitation phone calls are being made to citizens asking for money on behalf of the fire department. The Spencerport Volunteer Firemen’s Association does not solicit donations through phone calls and encourages anyone who may have received a phone solicitation to notify authorities.

“We were made aware today that a citizen had received a phone call from an individual seeking monetary donations claiming to be representing the fire department,” said Association President Jason Rampello. “The citizen immediately notified the Firemen’s Association upon becoming suspicious and we have contacted the Ogden Police Department.”

The Spencerport Volunteer Firemen’s Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for profit charitable organization and adheres to the contribution guidelines set forth by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The Firemen’s Association does not solicit donations through phone calls, internet or social media. Further questions may be directed to 352-6115.

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