(Mlive) – Someone is trying to use the COVID-19 vaccine to try and scam unsuspecting people on the phone. The scam is related to vaccine appointments.
Specifically in Oakland County, they are sending out a warning to anyone who may receive a phone like this. The caller first asks people questions in order to schedule a vaccine appointment. The caller then asks for personal and financial information, something that would never be asked of you to give to health officials.
If you receive a call like this and think it’s a scam or think you may have become a victim, you can report it by calling the non emergency phone number of your local police department.
Here is a list of COVID-19 vaccine locations throughout Michigan. The Michigan COVID hotline number is: 888-535-6136.