A phone scammer has been using the Morehouse Economic Development Corporation business phone number to call and make solicitations to the public.

Kay King, said MEDCO is a non-profit organization and she wants to warn the public.

"Morehouse Economic Development Corporation (MEDCO) is a non-profit organization and it really concerns me that someone may be spoofing our number to get money or personal information," she said. "There has been a lot in the news about this.

"I would like the public to know that MEDCO never solicits money or asks you for any personal information by telephone. People need to be aware that scams are rampant and to be extremely cautious."