Albany Utilities warns about scam calls

Albany Utilities warns about scam calls

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany Utilities officials say several customers have reported receiving calls from people claiming to be from the city.

The callers are saying payments have been denied and they will turn off your utilities unless you send them a payment immediately.

City officials said these are scam calls and that Albany Utilities does not request credit card information over the phone.

Do not give them any financial or personal information.

If you get a call from someone saying they are from Albany Utilities demanding payment, hang up and report it to Albany Utilities at (229) 883-8330, or call the Albany Police Department at (229) 431-2100.

Below is the statement released by the city of Albany:

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