Someone is exploiting the Ottawa Police Teddy Bear Program in a scam.
Police are warning people to be careful of fraudsters after hearing a complaint from someone who took a phone call from an unknown person who was soliciting financial donations for the program.
There are no telephone solicitations for the REAL Teddy Bear Program.
Anyone who may have info on this scam is asked to call the Ottawa Police Fraud Section at 613-236-1222, ext. 5434 or Crime Stoppers.