Leelanau County Man Receives Fraudulent Check, Stops Scam

Police in Leelanau County say a man stopped a scam.

They say he was targeted as an electrical contractor.

They say the Leland Township man got texts from two different numbers about possible electrical work.

A cashier’s check was sent to him.

The man was told by the texters to cash the check and send some of it to another address to cover shipping costs.

The man became suspicious and took the check to the bank.

It turned out to be fraudulent.