Russellville Police Department issues scam alert


RUSSELLVILLE- Police have issued a local scam alert.  The Russellville Police Department needs your help to stop a SCAM targeted at local businesses. The ongoing investigation claims a white male is approaching local business in an attempt to sell them insurance.

This insurance is supposed to protect them from an increase in their taxes, as well as double their existing protection against personal property losses. He also claims to have references from other business owners which have purchased a policy. This is a LIE!! The policies range from $50 to $1000.

If the business owners ask for a business card or any literature on the policy, the scam artist can not or will not provide anything to them. He has been described as very aggressive and demands payment on the spot. Russellville Police are asking anyone is approached by this man, please call the Russellville Police Department at 256-332-2230.

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