The City of Cape Coral has been made aware of a scammer on Facebook attempting to take vendor payments for City events.
The scammer is requesting payment via money-transferring phone apps using a non-government email.
The City of Cape Coral never collects vendor fees via third-party applications like PayPal, Venmo, or Zelle.
If you think you may have fallen victim to this scam, please file a police report with the Cape Coral Police Department by calling their non-emergency line at
239-574-3223 or by visiting the police station, 1100 Cultural Park Boulevard.