Police warn of scam
Red Wing Police Chief Roger Pohlman is warning area businesses of a scam where businesses are contacted and asked to send checks. In an email sent out to Red Wing businesses, Pohlman passed on information from Cannon Falls Police Chief Jeff McCormick.
A hotel in Cannon Falls was contacted Monday evening, Pohlman's email said. The person claimed to be hearing impaired and used a relay service and text messaging to contact the hotel.