There have been numerous reports of a company calling area residents claiming to work for local utility companies. They are telling residence that they are late on payments and that if they do not make an immediate payment their utilities would be shut off in an hour. If you get this call, please contact your actual utility company. DO NOT make a payment over the phone.
If you feel that you have been a victim of a scam please go to the web site www.IC3.gov and report it.
This is just one of many scams that have been active in the area. Please verify all information that you can before sending a payment for anything.