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Law enforcement warning of phone scam using fallen deputy's name

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The Deer Lodge police department has reported complaints of a male calling area residents and claiming he is raising money for Broadwater County Deputy Mason Moore, who was killed in the line of duty on May 16th, 2017.

The caller, who has an accent, says he is from the Montana Law Enforcement Academy and that he is accepting credit card donations.

The MLEA is not soliciting donations for Deputy Moore.

The Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association (MSPOA) is accepting donations for Deputy Moore's family. However, The (MSPOA) is not soliciting donations by phone.

Do not provide your credit card information to this individual, this is a scam.

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