New Phone Scam Targets International Students at Ferris State University

Big Rapids Police and the Ferris State Department of Public Safety are warning students about a phone scam.

Scammers have been targeting international students at Ferris State.

Someone on the phone says the students were caught plagiarizing and they must pay a several thousand dollar fine or be expelled.

The Big Rapids Department of Public Safety says the scam could be originating from out of state or even overseas.

If you believe you have received a phone scam – hang up and call police.