Hoosick Falls Police are warning about another phone scam going around Rensselaer County to watch out for.

Police in Hoosick Falls are warning residents in the capital region about a telephone and social media scam where the organizers are requesting donations to assist residents of Hoosick Falls with their water crisis.

Police have confirmed with the village and town that there is no official organization requesting donations on behalf of residents or Hoosick Falls officials.  If you are contacted for a donation, you are asked to contact Hoosick Falls Police at 686-7999.

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Hoosick Falls has been in the headlines lately dealing with a water contamination crisis.  The Village has confirmed having PFOA levels above federal guidelines in the water.

It’s sad, but there are people out there ready to take advantage of good community members wanting to help.

Please share this post with your family and friend in the area.