Phone Scammers Posing as Cops

By Dave Leval

August 16, 2013 Updated Aug 16, 2013 at 9:43 PM EDT

MT. CLEMENS (My TV 20 News at 10) - It's known as "spoofing."
There's nothing funny about it.
That's the name of the computer program used to trick you into believing a long distance call is being made to you.
It's one of several scams crooks use to steal your personal information.
The latest involves Macomb County's top cop.
My TV20's Dave Leval tells you how to protect yourself.

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