BGPD warns of potential scam; donations for apparent sick children
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) - The Bowling Green Police Department is warning the public of potential scammers that are collecting money for apparent sick children.
Police say there are signs across town asking for donations for a child named ‘Maria’ who allegedly needs a marrow transplant. Many people have seen individuals asking for money at Three Springs, Cumberland Trace and Scottsville Road.
Officers say they asked the individuals where ‘Maria’ lives and couldn’t say exactly. Police believe this could be a scam.
Meanwhile, police say there’s a woman that is usually seen at Nashville Road and Campbell Lane who is requesting donations for a child named “‘Clara’ with is allegedly diagnosed with a tumor and is from Romania.
“Still your choice on where to give, just not sure this is real,” police said in a Facebook post.
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