Vectren warns customers of bill payment scam

Vectren warns customers of bill payment scam

EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - Officials say there's a multi-state bill payment scam that's re-surfacing in the U.S. and the Tri-State.

The scam artist is mostly targeting businesses, but some customers have also been contacted.

During the call, the person claims to be a representative with the utility company and warns the customer their utilities will be shut off if they don't make an immediate payment.

Customers are instructed to purchase a pre-paid debit card to do that.

Officials say they never require customers to do that.

If you get one of those calls, call police.

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