County warns of telephone scam

Telephone calls soliciting donations pretending to represent the Fire Fighters Support Alliance, a nonprofit organization, are a scam, according to Fire Chief Darren Rosario.

According to a news release from the county, calls are coming in from a local number, and Rosario urges the public not to make any donations in this manner.

The matter has been reported to the Hawaii County Police Department.

To report suspected telephone scams, call the Hawaii Police Department’s nonemergency number at 935-3311.


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