The West Virginia State Police are warning West Virginians about a new telephone scam this holiday season.

If someone calls you asking for money for “fallen troopers,” don’t believe it!

The State Police said on their Facebook page that scammers are calling residents claiming to represent the State Police or the Troopers Association. They remind everyone that neither solicits money via telephone.

Here’s the full release:

FRAUD ALERT: Neither the West Virginia State Police nor the West Virginia Troopers Association solicits money by…

Posted by West Virginia State Police on Wednesday, December 2, 2015

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