More door to door scams
Last week it was the United Way - this week, the Canadian Cancer Society.
A resident of the Hall Road area of Kelowna contacted Castanet Tuesday afternoon, warning people of a bogus canvasser in the neighbourhood.
According to the tipster, a single female was going door-to-door in the Hall Road area claiming to be with the Cancer Society.
"She does not have proper ID or paperwork. When I questioned her about it she ran off."
I have seen some of my neighbors hand over money and am worried they have been scammed."
A spokesperson with the Canadian Cancer Society says they do not currently have canvassers going door-to-door.
Their door-to-door campaign will begin in April.
Canvassers always carry lanyards and receipt books identifying them as legitimate Cancer Society volunteers.
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