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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB)---For the family of 31-year-old Anthony Rakes, the last two weeks have not been easy.
"We're doing the best we can. We have our good days and bad days. We keep our faith in God that he's going to take care of us," says Anita Elder, the sister of Deputy Anthony Rakes.
On November 14th, the Marion County Sheriff's Deputy was shot and killed when he got out of his car to check on a vehicle stopped in the middle of the road that authorities say 49-year-old Dewayne Shipp was driving.
Now, there's more bad news for this family.
"The day before yesterday, someone had called and was letting me know. I had no idea," says Anita Elder.
The phone call informed Anita Elder that someone is trying to collect money in her brother's name on behalf of the family, which the family knows nothing about.
"Going around and saying they was having a benefit dance and collecting money for that," says Anita Elder.
Elder says she and her family can't understand why someone would do this.
They've alerted the Marion County Sheriff's Department, and authorities are looking into the matter.
"It's enough that we're dealing with the death of my brother, and somebody is trying to take money from someone," says Anita Elder.
She says she's hoping the person trying to make money off their tragedy will simply stop with the scam.
In the meantime, she says she's just thankful for all the people who stepped up to help the family following her brother's death, and is trying to focus on that.
"I am so thankful for all that they have done for him. He would be so proud if he was still here," says Anita Elder.
The family says they are not doing any type of benefit right now.
They plan to set up some type of memorial fund after the holidays, but that is still in the works.