San Carlos residents warned of charity scam
SAN CARLOS, Calif. -- Solicitors attempting to sell magazines to San Carlos residents, ostensibly on behalf of the charity Ronald McDonald House, are operating a scam and should be reported, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.
The solicitors are reportedly well-dressed and very polite, according to sheriff's Sgt. Craig Denton.
Residents who come into contact with people matching this description should call the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office's San Carlos bureau at (650) 802-4277.
san carlos, scam, peninsula news
- Only On 7: In-depth look into the life of drug dealers
- Child support helpline takes callers to sex hotline
- Driver arrested for DUI after fiery I-580 crash
- Police interview potential victims of Livermore golf pro
- Budget approved but no peace: Boehner raps right
- VIRAL VIDEO: Teen sings 'Blue Christmas'...
- Arrests made in "thrill kill" of 7-11 clerk in Milpitas
- Startup sells insurance based on how much you drive
- Tracking the flu -- there's an app for that!
- Federal mediator sitting down with BART, unions
- Bay Area New Year's Eve fireworks and events
- Winter Spare the Air called through Friday
- roundup: High-speed chase; Vallejo homicides
- weather: Bay Area weather forecast for Friday