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Fraud Alert: Man tricks elderly Eau Claire couple into paying for Meals on Wheels food

Eau Claire (WQOW) – An elderly Eau Claire couple fell victim to a scam on Wednesday when someone showed up to collect payment for their Meals on Wheels delivery.

According to Eau Claire police, an elderly home-bound couple received their Meals on Wheels food like normal on Wednesday.

Police say about 10 minutes later an unknown man knocked on their door and said he was there to collect payment for their Meals on Wheels bill.

The man took cash and left.

Meals on Wheels does not bill people for the food they provide.

Police say they do not know who the man was.

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