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OPP investigating reported donation fraud after 2 young girls go door to door in Springwater

Police say two separate incidents were reported where a 2019 silver Ram pickup truck was driving through the area and two girls, about ages eight to 11, were going door to door, claiming to be from a well-known charity.
Police say two separate incidents were reported where a 2019 silver Ram pickup truck was driving through the area and two girls, about ages eight to 11, were going door to door, claiming to be from a well-known charity. Global News file

Huronia West OPP say they’re investigating reported door-to-door frauds after two young girls were collecting donations in Springwater, Ont.

On Monday, officers say they responded to the Snow Valley area.

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Police say two separate incidents were reported where a 2019 silver Ram pickup truck was driving through the area and the two girls, about ages eight to 11, were going door to door, claiming to be from a well-known charity.

According to OPP, the girls were asking for donations on behalf of other charity groups, including an orphanage, Alzheimer’s research and autism services.

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Police say the vehicle, two adults and two children were identified by the OPP on Wednesday.

Any victims or witnesses are asked to contact the Huronia West OPP at 1-888-310-1122.