CHAMPAIGN COUNTY-A phone scam is
hitting central Illinois. The scammer--pretending to raise money for
The Midwest Veteran's Association
raises money to get homeless vets off the streets.
A man going by "Tony"
claiming to be part of the organization is calling and asking folks
The problem -- the association doesn't
solicit donations over the phone sending up an immediate red flag.
They advise anyone receiving a call
like these to take down the number on caller id and to alert local