2 scam alerts for residents in Calhoun County


CALHOUN COUNTY, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities in Calhoun County are warning residents about a couple of scams circulating around.

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department says they have received multiple reports of a phone scam where the caller claims to be a law enforcement officer. The caller tells the victim they have outstanding warrants for failing to appear in court and must pay a fee immediately over the phone.

Police say you should not give out any of your personal information to the caller or respond to their demands. The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Department says it will never call to ask for an immediate payment over the phone.

The Battle Creek Police Department also posted a scam alert on its Facebook page Monday. The police department says they have received a few calls from people who have found a suspicious note on the windshield of their cars parked in lots around the Beckley area.

The note reads: “I have a serious buyer for your car. Please call me at 928-279-9608. Thanks Leon.”

If you have found one of these notes on your windshield you are urged to call police.

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