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Illinois State Police warn against fake fallen trooper donation schemes

The Illinois State Police Twitter page put out a warning of schemes to take advantage of donations meant for Trooper Nick Hopkins.

ILLINOIS- The Illinois State Police Twitter page put out a warning of schemes to take advantage of donations meant to honor Trooper Nick Hopkins.

According to their page, certain accounts have been made hoping to receive donations.

They also posted a link to the real fund that the family has approved.

Hopkins was shot and killed while serving a warrant in St. Louis.

So make sure that if you choose to donate, it's the real thing!