POSTED: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 3:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 5:22pm
LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is warning students of a "charity" scam that has already impacted some students there.
Around Lafayette, an outside organizational scam is taking place in which people are going around, asking for residents and students to buy books and magazines to help underprivileged kids go to college.
This group is not affiliated with UL Lafayette in anyway, and are scamming students out of cash; at least one student has lost $80 to them.