Jul 24, 2017
Jul 24, 2017
Aug 8, 2016
My Consumer Protection Division reports receiving several contacts from businesses asking about a suspicious email pretending to be from “The Office of The Attorney General.” The email in question is bogus and its attachment should not be opened; recipients should delete it.
I am issuing the attached Government Imposter Scams Consumer Alert to warn Michiganders about this and similar scams.
STATE OF MICHIGAN
Remember: Most cases of elder abuse go undetected. Don’t assume that someone has already reported a suspicious situation. To report suspected abuse in the community, contact your local adult protective services agency.
STATE ELDER LOCATOR
If you or someone you know is in a life threatening situation or immediate danger, contact 911 or the local police or sheriff.
To report suspected abuse in a nursing home or long-term care facility, call
275 W. Clay Ave., Suite 100
Muskegon, Michigan 49440
Monday - Friday:
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Tri-County Protection Team works to identify, advocate, and seek justice for adult victims of abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation within the Muskegon, Ottawa and Oceana counties of Michigan.
You can report any known or possible abuse at any time by calling the 24-hour hotline at 1-855-444-3911.
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