Scammers asking for donations to assist fallen North Myrtle Beach officer’s family

Scammers asking for donations to assist fallen North Myrtle Beach officer’s family
The North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety is alerting residents of a phone scam. (Source: wmbf)

NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) – The North Myrtle Beach Department of Public Safety is alerting residents of a phone scam.

According to authorities, residents and businesses are being contacted for donations to assist the family of Sgt. Gordon Best.

Best was killed in a crash on New Year’s Day while responding to a call for service.

Authorities say no one from the department or any other police agency will contact you asking for money or donations.

A verified donation page has been established to assist the fallen officer’s family.

Click here to donate.

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