SCAM ALERT: USM baseball team funding scam circling around Hattiesburg

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from the University of Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi Police have urged Hattiesburg residents to be on the look out for two men going door-to-door soliciting money for the Southern Miss baseball team.

According to University Police, the two suspects, a while male and black male, have been driving a gray vehicle posing as representatives of Southern Miss Athletics.

If you are approached by these individuals, University Police have asked that you contact local law enforcement or the university at 601-266-4986.