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Scam using Blazers Boys & Girls Club name

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A group claiming to be with the Blazers Boys & Girls Club are offering magazine subscriptions – but it's a scam. 

The club says they have been getting calls about it this week, where people are going door-to-door saying they're with the organization and the magazine sales would benefit the literacy program.

The Boys & Girls Club says it’s all fake, and they would never send children out to fundraise door-to-door.

"Anytime you have people ask for funds in the name of young people, in the name of children, that's always kind of speaking to the heart of individuals so it’s a manipulative way that these people are doing that, and I guess my best words to say is it's sad,” said Imani Muhammad, who is with the Blazers Boys & Girls Club. 

She said any fundraising the club does happens at their location through certain programs, never with door-to-door sales.

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