Mitchell Area Development Corporation warning businesses of phone scam

MITCHELL, S.D. (KSFY) - The Mitchell Area Development Corporation is warning businesses about a potential phone scam hitting the town.

Laurie Cooper tells KSFY News they received an email from the high school activities director indicating that local business are receiving a call from someone claiming to be selling ads for the boys and girls basketball programs.

The Mitchell School District is not working with any outside company to solicit ads, Cooper said. All athletic program ads are done locally through McLeod’s Printing.

The following is the information the business was able to take down from the caller:

- Caller’s name – Clinton, Project Coordinator for Mitchell High School
- Return Phone Number – 469-209-6940
- Selling ads for the boys and girls basketball programs