Power bill phone scams on the increase | Crime
Police say business owners in Hartselle are getting calls from scammers claiming their utility bills are overdue.
Hartselle Police said the caller tries to collect overdue payments over the phone. Hartselle Utilities said their workers are not making those calls.
If you have a question about your bill, call Hartselle Utilities directly.
Joe Wheeler EMC is also reporting that scammers are calling customers, asking for bank information over the phone. Similar scams have taken place in Huntsville over the summer. Officials ask that you not give out any banking information over the phone.
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