Man trying to scam people at Central Kentucky hospitals

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -- Investigators say a man is trying to scam people at hospitals around Central Kentucky.

UK Hospital officials say within the last month a man came into waiting rooms at UK Chandler Hospital, and Good Samaritan Hospital claiming his mother just died, and he needed money.

They also say the man claimed he left his wallet at home, and couldn't get his mother's belongings.

Investigators say this is just a scam.

Some of you have posted on our Facebook page that you've seen a man trying to pull a similar scam at other hospitals.

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