New scam in area reported

Wolfe City – Wolfe City Police are reporting a new scam in the area, according to the Wolfe City Mirror. Certain individuals are calling homes in the area claiming to be associated with Wal-Mart and selling coupon booklets for $4.95. The scam artists then ask for a checking account number for the $4.95 to be debited from.

There is no such company soliciting for Wal-Mart. The Wal-Mart District Office says they have no policies for solicitation such as that and never have.

If you are approached or called in this way, contact your local police with any information regarding the scam.