Tyler ISD has sent out a warning to the community warning that a fraud scheme has been reported of individuals posing as TISD employees.
Dawmn Parnell, the executive director of communications for the district, wrote in a statement that fraudsters are calling and asking for donations to raise money for new John Tyler athletic uniforms.
Parnell said the district is ” not seeking donations for athletic uniforms and anyone receiving this call may report it to the City of Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000. “
The number the schemers are using appears as 888-218-2462.