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Coralville police warn of new scam

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CORALVILLE (KWWL) -

A new scam is possibly targeting families in preparation for the new school year.

Coralville police issued a warning on social media about the new phone scam where callers are pretending to try and get money for the police department.

"Subjects reported that they received a phone call from a person soliciting money for the local police department to support officers walking kids to school and purchasing back-to-school supplies for families," police said.

Police urge people that if they were to receive one of these calls to not provide any of their personal, financial, or contact information.

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