MSP alerts public of phone scam
GLADSTONE — The Michigan State Police Gladstone Post has reported receiving numerous calls about a recent phone scam requesting money for the Michigan State Police, according to a news release from the post.
The caller identified himself as Mike Grassia, and claimed to be from the Michigan State Police and the FOP, police said in the release. He asked the people for monetary donations for their fundraiser.
The phone number identified is 800-776-4606 and is a “spoofed” number, according to police.
“The Michigan State Police does not solicit for monetary donations and will not have anyone call on our behalf,” police said in the release. “Please hang up on these individuals and do not give them any information or money.”