Door-to-Door Canned-Food Drive for Monetary Donations is Scam, Dept. of Education Warns

Community Center Published On November 19, 2020 10:42 AM
Staff Consortium | November 19, 2020 10:42:16 AM

The V.I. Department of Education said Thursday it has been made aware of an effort in the St. Thomas-St. John District where persons claiming to be representatives of D.O.E. are engaged in a door-to-door food drive requesting monetary donations in exchange for canned goods. 

"This is a scam. The V.I. Department of Education has no association with this fraudulent activity," D.O.E. said.

The department encouraged persons who may have fallen victim to the scam to immediately call 911.

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