Police warn of utility scam

Police warn of utility scam

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Police officers are warning the public about a scam that tries to get people to pay money by lying about their power bills.

According to a release, a person has been calling and telling people that their power would be turned off unless they make a credit card payment over the phone.

Police said the caller ID showed this number: 877-828-3343.

Albany Police Chief John Proctor said no one should give out their personal information over the phone.

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