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YORK COUNTY -- The York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office is warning residents of an apparent phone scheme.

Someone claiming to be with the York-Poquoson FOP is making calls and asking for donations.

A post on the Sheriff's Office Facebook page stresses, 'No such organization exists and these calls are in no way sanctioned by the York-Poquoson Sheriff's Office. We wanted to make you aware of this possible scam.'

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