Attorney General warns about robo call scam

Many people have reported being threatened with arrest through a robocall which claims the victim has not paid requested fees.

Michigan Attorney General's office is warning you about new scam involving robo calls.

Many people have reported being threatened with arrest through a robocall. It claims the victim has not paid requested fees.

The State of Michigan will not threaten to arrest you over the phone. The federal government won't either.

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If you get any calls like this, hang up and report it to the Attorney General's Consumer Protection Division. They can be reached at 517-373-1140 or toll free at 877-765-8388. You can also fill out an online complain form.

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Matt Gard is the Senior Producer of the 13 Morning News. If you have a story idea, you can contact him on Twitter, @mgard_wzzm13 or by e-mail, MattGard@wzzm13.com.