Police warn of election scam involving ‘group of activists’ going door-to-door to collect ballots
FARMINGTON, Mich. – Police are warning Metro Detroiters about a new election scam involving a so-called “group of activists” who go door-to-door and offer to take ballots to clerks offices. The latest election scam has taken place in Farmington, officials said. Melanie Dequesnal, of the Better Business Bureau, said there’s always a concern when someone shows up at the door unannounced, especially as election scams grow. Homeowners should be prepared for these types of scams, Dequesnal said. Unfortunately, this is just one of the many election scams they’re following, according to authorities.
Tracking new election scam targeting voters in key swing states, including Michigan
Help Me Hank is tracking a new election scam thats targeting voters in key swing states, including Michigan. Its a key state for both sides, but now a new election scam is targeting Michigan voters, including those in Metro Detroit. Melanie Duquesnel, of the Better Business Bureau, is tracking the robocall scam. Voters think theyre getting a recorded call from politicians asking for a donation. In reality, the calls have been edited using the candidates actual words and splicing them together to make people think theyre asking for credit card or personal information.