Police Say McGruff Child ID Kits Are Legit
Yesterday Bracebridge OPP conducted an investigation into a suspected scam operating in the area involving the sale of "McGruff" child ID and safety kits.
Police say the person conducting the sales in the area called police as he was concerned about some social media posts indicating that his activities were criminal in nature.
The police investigation determined that the organization is legitimate and is operating within legal parameters.
Members of the public are encouraged to exercise caution when being approached by salespeople, whether it be in person or online.
Steps can be taken to ascertain if it is a legal operation and legitimate salespeople will be able to provide adequate verification of their credentials.