Phone scam complaint reported in Marquette

[Courtesy of The Marquette Police Department]

The Marquette Police Department has received recent complaints of a phone scam. The caller will identify themselves as a member of the Attorney Generals Office or from the office of the Michigan State Police. The caller will demand money and or personal information and threaten the person called that if they do not provide payment, they will be arrested.

This is a scam. The area code that has been showing up on caller ID from the suspect(s) is 850.