Bloomfield Township woman pays $2K in phone scam

Posted at 1:56 PM, May 24, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-24 16:59:47-04

On May 17, a resident in Bloomfield Township reported that she was the victim of a phone scam.

The caller identified themselves as law enforcement officials and demanded payment of $2,000 in lieu of prosecution.

The resident, who recently moved to the United States, was unaware of the phone scam and bought $2,000 worth of Google Play gift cards.

She then provided the caller with the transaction numbers over the phone.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Bloomfield Township Police Department at 248-433-7755.