Sullivan County New York you need to be aware, there is yet another scam that you need to be aware of. Yes, another day, another scam. This scam has to do with your voting rights and the Sullivan County Board of Elections.

In this particular scam, people are coming door-to-door and accusing the people who answer the door of improper voting status. Sound a bit nuts? Here is more info on exactly what is taking place, what you need to be aware of so you can slam the door in their faces and then call the police to follow up.

What is the scam taking place door-to-door in Sullivan County NY?

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The scam that is taking place involves people going door-to-door and representing themselves as (and they are not) members of the Sullivan County NY Board of Elections. Allegedly the people will be nice at first, then they will confront you about your voter registration status, and then accusing you of committing a crime because of the way you are registered in the voters database. One of the quickest ways to know that these people are not representatives of the Sullivan County Board of Elections is that these people do not handle themselves in a professional manner, nor will they be able to show you identification that verifies they are with the Board of Elections. 

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What do you need to do if these people come knocking on your door?

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If this happens to you, call the police immediately. Give them as much of a physical description of the persons as you can, keep yourself safe. By getting the authorities involved, there is a potential to charge these people with impersonation in the second degree, which is a Class A misdemeanor in New York State.

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