ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – The Elmira Police department is investigating reports of individuals trying to sell fake gold rings in the city.

Police say the most recent activity involves selling men's yellow gold rings that include a 14k or 18k stamp or engraving.

The rings appear to be genuine; however, police say a local goldsmith has verified that they are not made of gold.

Anyone with information about the sales of these rings are asked to call the Elmira Police Department at (607) 737-5626 or leave a message on the anonymous tip line at (607) 271-HALT.