Espanola police issue warning about scammer pretending to be priest

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Espanola Police say someone is pretending to be a priest to scam people out of money. 

The department says someone is texting parishioners, using the name of a real local priest. It says he needs a $500 gift card for his niece. 

Police warn people not to give any money, and to contact them if you get one of these texts.

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