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Halloween candy tampering claims in Florida false, authorities say

Florida authorities are pressing charges after false claims of tampering with Halloween candy.
Florida authorities are pressing charges after false claims of tampering with Halloween candy.

Florida authorities announced Monday afternoon that complaints about Halloween candy that was tampered with were false.

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The Clay County Sheriff's Office received several complaints about candy that had been tampered with on Halloween night after advising the community to check children's candy, and investigated those claims.

During the investigation, CCSO said they learned that all three allegations were false.

Clay County authorities said they are working with the State Attorney's Office on filing charges against those who made false candy tampering allegations.

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