People in the Wadena/ Foam Lake area are being encouraged to be wary of an RCMP impersonator phone scam.

A little over two weeks ago unknown individuals contacted people in the Wadena/ Foam Lake area asking for money to produce RCMP pamphlets for schools in the area.

The RCMP reminds the public they do not solicit funds over the phone.

Police are also reminding people to not provide personal or credit card information over the phone.

For more information on and how to detect phone scams visit Canada Revenue Agencies website.

If you have any information on the phone scammers contact the Wadena/ Foam Lake RCMP or Crime Stoppers.