Dispatchers warn of 911 callback scheme in Michigan

Posted at 12:11 PM, May 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-08 12:11:53-04

MICHIGAN — Dispatchers in Barry County are warning of caller ID scam using 9-1-1 as the callback number in Michigan.

Officials say a bad actor called a resident stating their family member had been in an accident and started requesting personal information.

The victim called their family member to find out if they were alright.

Below are tips on how you  can keep your personal information safe during similar situations.