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Scam targets Michigan Businesses

LANSING, Mich. -

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) is warning of a fake government form being mailed out to businesses that asks for a $150 fee.

Some Michigan businesses have reported receiving an official-looking form entitled the “2015 Annual Minutes Form” from the “Division of Corporate Services” that, among other things, instructs the recipient to send back a $150 processing fee.

Shelly Edgerton, LARA chief deputy director, warns that the document may look official but the claimed government office doesn’t exist and there is no such fee.

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