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Hopkins County Churches Warned of Local Scammer

Scam Alert blue 300HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (5/14/13) – On May 13, 2013 the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office received information from Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Office in regard to a subject defrauding churches in Muhlenberg County.
 
The subject is described as a black male in his mid-50’s asking the churches for money to get home to help relatives in another state with a family tragedy.
 
“It is our intent to make the churches and citizens of Hopkins County aware of this activity in order to prevent the scam from being perpetuated locally,” stated Detective Shawn Bean.
 
If you have any information regarding this suspect, contact the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department at 270-821-5661.
 
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Information provided by Shelia Hopper and Detective Shawn Bean

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