DTE is warning customers of a new, craft phone scam that looks like DTE is actually calling.
DTE told WXYZ in Detroit that scammers are now using systems that actually display DTE Energy for the caller ID AND when you call back, they now have recordings just like the real DTE customer service line...
Better let granny know to be on the lookout!
WZZM reports that a new phone scam is targeting grandparents in West Michigan. The Wyoming Department of Public Safety and the Metro Fraud Identity Theft Team have already issued a warning to residents...
Police around the country are warning you to hang up immediately, if you get a call where someone asks you “Can you hear me?”
The scammers use your response of YES to then make unauthorized purchases on your phone or utility bill.
According to Officer Jo Ann Hughes with the Norfolk Police Department, Here’s how it works:
The scammers call you on a phone number with a familiar area code...
Today's Free Beer and Hot Wings Segment 16 covers a new phone scam discovered by WZZM, where someone pretends to work for Consumer's Energy and threatens to turn off your business' power if you don't pay then over the phone immediately! They've collected some money already, and Consumers wants you to know that they don't do that!