The Boys and Girls Club in Janesville is warning residents within the city and surrounding communities about a year long scam. Here's how this scam is happening according to Police.

Janesville Police are warning of a specific scam involving the Boys and Girls Club of Janesville. Apparently, according to WKOW TV in Madison, an adult and some young children have been seen at local businesses throughout the city of Janesville, selling candy bars for $1.00 and asking for donations to the Boys & Girls Club.

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The Boys and Girls Club of Janesville says this is a scam and they do not use members to solicit donations or sell candy to raise money.

If you encounter someone selling bars to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Janesville or Beloit, please call Janesville Police at 608-755-3100.