West Michigan Sex Offenders Are Being Targeted By Scammers
The Allegan County Sherriff's Office has put out a scam alert saying that phone scammers are targeting convicted sex offenders.
What Is The Phone Scam?
Who Are The Phone Scammers Going After?
While multiple people across West Michigan have been getting the calls the Allegan County Sheriff's Office says the scam calls have primarily focused on individuals on the Sex Offender Registry in Ottawa County.
Does The Allegan County Sheriff's Office Issue Warrants Over The Phone?
The Allegan County Sheriff's Office said they do not accept any form of payment for warrants over the phone and do not inform anyone of active warrants over the phone unless it has been prearranged during an active investigation.
What To Do If You Get A Suspected Scam Call
The Allegan County Sheriff's Office asks that If you have any questions or have received a similar call, to contact your local law enforcement agency or Lt. Mike Brown with the Investigative Services of the Allegan County Sheriff’s Office, at 269.673.0500 X-4592.
What Can You Look Up On The Sex Offenders List?
The Michigan State Police offer a Sex Offenders List you can search online for free.
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