Muskegon police warn of utility bill phone scam

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MUSKEGON, Mich. — The Muskegon Police Department is warning of a recent phone scam in the area.

According to a release, scammers tell people their power will be shut off in two hours if they don’t pay the balance on their utility bill with a pre-paid credit card.

Police advise people not to give out personal information over the phone unless you can verify who you’re talking to.

If you get a phone call like this and want to check the status of your account, police say to hang up and contact your utility company directly.



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