Phone scam threatening death reaches Bloomfield Township residents

Posted at 1:50 PM, Dec 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-14 14:47:07-05

BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WXYZ) — Bloomfield Township Police are investigating reports of a phone scam threatening death in two local neighborhoods.

Police responded to reports from two residents in the areas of Burning Tree Road and Heather Court who said they received an automated phone call demanding $10,000 or a family member will be killed.

The number used in the scam is (331) 240-1294 and is connected to known scams across the region, police say.

If you receive a similar call, notify Bloomfield Township Police immediately at (248) 433-7755.