LPD warns of phone scam.

May 13, 2020

LPD warns of phone scam.

LUDINGTON — The Ludington Police Department was notified Tuesday, May 12, of a phone scam in which the caller identifies themselves as someone from Michigan State Police.

The caller told the person that he had missed a scheduled appointment with them, so there was now a “warrant” out for his arrest. However, he could pay $2,500 by credit card over the phone to avoid “arrest.”

Fortunately, the local resident did not fall for the scam and hung up on the scammer.

Police are asking residents to be cautious and not fall victim to these types of scams.

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