Scout projects being used by scammers

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

Pennsylvania State Police warn people to be wary of anyone claiming to be raising money for an Eagle Scout project through door to door solicitations. They said Boy Scouts of America does not solicit money like that and it was doubtful any of the money collected so far went to any scout project. If someone appears at the door, residents should notify police or the Boy Scout troop mentioned to verify the legitimacy of the subject. Police are investigating the solicitations reported as possible theft by deception.