We have all had them come to our door, call, or email us at this time of year – they’re solicitors. And while most are legitimate, some decidedly are NOT, and could even be perpetrating a scam. Arlington police are concerned about such activities occurring in town. Police Captain Richard Flynn provided APN’s Brenda Mahoney with tips to help you tell the difference between a worthy cause and a con.

This segment is part of the Newscast recorded on September 25th, 2014.