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Don't Believe the Caller Video

Don't Believe the Caller

Scammers are pretending to be the Social Security Administration (SSA) and try to get your social security number or your money.

Here is one example, telling you there was a legal enforcement action filed on your social security number. Other scams include lies about suspending your social security number because of suspicious activity or a crime, reactivating your social security number, or your bank accounts being seized, etc.

Take These Steps to Protect Yourself from Robocalls

Michigan's Robocall Crackdown Team

As the Department continues to crack down on robocalls, consumers should take these steps to protect themselves: 

  • Hang up and call the company directly using a number listed on the company's website. 
  • Never give personal information to someone you do not know. 
  • Ignore calls for immediate action; scammers try to use a sense of urgency to get you to act before you can think about what is happening.  
  • Beware of requests to pay via wire transfer, prepaid debit card, gift card, or any type of payment app.  

Report robocalls to Michigan's Robocall Crackdown Team

MI Robocall Crackdown Team