Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Attention Franklin: Scam alert

A brief email from a new mother alerts us to a scam organization going door to door here in Franklin. The email is brief because the new mother was handling the baby and trying to type at the same time.

The short skinny on the scam:

A young person, waves a badge, has some information about you, claims to be associated with the School Dept and ultimately is selling some books. The two neighbors both had the same experience as had been written up extensively in the article here:


For additional information on the company behind the scam, a series of articles from the Salem (OR) News can be found here: http://www.salem-news.com/articles/february232010/southwestern-company-ew.php