The Saskatoon Police Service wishes to clarify information in a recent news release.
Further information has been provided indicating that the local organization HopeCo is not a charity but a licensed business and is able to conduct door-to-door fundraising. The SPS regrets any confusion caused by the initial news release.
The SPS continues to urge residents to be vigilant regarding door-to-door solicitation. Ask questions and take time to do your research before choosing to donate. If you are the victim of a fraud contact the SPS at https://saskatoonpoolice.ca/onlinereporting. For more information on fraud prevention visit https://saskatoonpolice.ca/economic/.