New Phone Scam In Cheboygan County

People living in Cheboygan County need to be aware of a new phone scam. Deputies say someone is falsely claiming to be from the state when calling people in the Cheboygan area. The person, normally with an accent, is asking for personal information like your social security or credit card numbers. The person then claims you did not fill out information for state benefits correctly and they need those details. Deputies want to remind people to never give out personal information like that over the phone.