2 metro Detroit residents arrested in phone scams that targeted the elderly

WXYZPublished: March 19, 2018
Published: March 19, 2018

Authorities out of New York gave the Macomb County Sheriff's Office a tip that lead to the arrest of two people wanted in a criminal enterprise. The investigation revolved around a phone scam that targeted the elderly. Detectives identified Qingyu Wei, 27, and Xinfeng Zhu, 23, both out of Troy, as suspects. The pair told victims that a family member or a friend was involved in an accident, or in jail and needed bond money.

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