United Way warns Upstate residents about medical alert bracelet - FOX Carolina 21

United Way warns Upstate residents about medical alert bracelet scam

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United Way of Anderson County is warning residents about a phone cam claiming to be affiliated with the charity.

United Way said the scammer has been trying to convince individuals to get a medical alert bracelet for their medical condition. A spokesperson for the nonprofit said no one from United Way is making calls about medical alert bracelets or devices.

It is unclear if the caller is trying to obtain credit card or other personal information.

United Way said if you receive a phone call regarding this scam, to please hang up.

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