Door-to-door scammers seeking donations in organization's name

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - The Hope Center says one or more persons has been going door-to-door in Lexington seeking donations in the organization's name.

The Hope Center, a non-profit organization that helps homeless people, says the persons "do not represent the Hope Center, and their efforts constitute a scam."

In a press release, the Hope Center says the have received multiple reports of the scam, all in southeast Lexington near the Tates Creek and Hartland areas.

The Hope Center says they do not go door-to-door asking for donations. They add that if someone comes to your door in their name, do not give them money and report the incident to police.

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