UPDATE, 11:20 a.m.: The Waltham Police rolled back their scam warning this morning saying there was a misunderstanding.
In a series of tweets, police said the retired priest appears to work for the gumball machine company. However, the company plans to speak to the priest regarding his sales tactics. The company does not represent any interests of the Waltham Police Department
----- The Waltham Police Department have issued a scam warning.
"Businesses in the city of Waltham should be aware of a possible scam. A male dressed as a priest going by the name Father Grover is going to businesses claiming to represent the Waltham Police Department. He is asking them to allow a gumball machine to be placed near the entrance. He states all proceeds are going to hire new Waltham police officers. The company on the gumball machine is Metro Police Support Fund. They have no affiliation with the Waltham Police," the department said on its Facebook page.