Illinois State Police warn against fake fallen trooper donation schemes

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!

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.