UPPCO Phone Scam
MARQUETTE, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – The Upper Peninsula Power Company says a scam is making it’s way around the Copper Country involving a phone solicitation for charitable contributions.
UPPCO officials say a customer in the Hancock area reported receiving a phone call asking for a charitable contribution towards a “safe child” presentation in Hancock schools.
UPPCO says residents are advised to contact their local police agency if they receive a similar call, adding they do not solicit charitable contributions for their series of community and youth presentations.
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