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Flint water scam call received here

 


By RALPH ANSAMI

ransami@yourdailyglobe.com

IRONWOOD — A new scam has apparently been initiated regarding the water woes in Flint.

The Ironwood Public Safety Department received a 9:30 a.m. Monday call from an elderly resident who said she had been contacted about a fund-raising drive to raise money for the “children of Flint.”

The woman told officers she had used her debit card to contribute $15 to the cause.

An IPSD officer advised her to contact her bank representatives and have the card canceled and a new debit card issued.

Earlier this month, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuet...



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