Lansing Police issue warning about phone scam

Lansing police are warning about a phone scam making the rounds.

Police say a man has been calling people,. claiming he is a Lansing Police Detective. He says there is an unpaid ticket and asks the person to pay up over the phone. The caller then asks for credit card information.

Do not give out any personal or financial information over the phone.

Police say they will not call on any traffic issues and that all traffic matters are directed to the 54-A District court.