NEW YORK STATE (WENY) -- New York State Police are warning of a phone scam after getting several reports of a fundraiser via telephone.

Trooper say the received reports from several residents in Western New York -- who say they received a call from someone claiming to be with a union representing the New York State Police. The scam callers reportedly say they are raising money, and they ask for credit card numbers over the phone.

Troopers want to remind all New Yorkers that the New York State Police, or any union affiliated with the New York State Police will never call and ask for donations.