Public Information Office (202) 727-4383
September 26, 2016
Financial Scam Involving Suspects Claiming to Represent the DC Fraternal Order of Police
The Metropolitan Police Department is informing the public about a financial scam where individuals posing as representatives of the DC Fraternal Order of Police are soliciting donations.
The Metropolitan Police Department has been notified that subjects have been posing as members of the DC FOP and asking for donations in the area of Leesburg, Virginia. We are informing the public that they are not members of the DC FOP. If you happen to encounter these individuals, DO NOT give them any donations and call your local police department immediately.
The DC Fraternal Order of Police will never solicit anyone for monetary donations.
If you have been a victim of this scam in the District of Columbia, please contact the Financial and Cyber Crimes Unit at mpd.fraud-unit