Oak Park Township announced that there have been multiple reports of people approaching seniors and misrepresenting themselves as Township employees in a possible effort to defraud them.
No additional information about the fraudulent workers was available at press time, but the Township is urging seniors to report anyone misrepresenting themselves as Township employees.
The Township said seniors should confirm any in-home appointments with Township Senior Services by calling 708-383-8060.
“If someone claims to be from the Township, please ask to see an official ID. If there is a suspicion of illegal representation of a Township employee, please also contact the police by calling 911,” the Township press release notes.