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Lodi, WI – Lodi Utilities warns customers to be wary of callers who claim to be from the utility or another utility in close proximity requesting immediate payment for a bill.
In one instance in Lodi, a caller told a small business owner that he had to make an immediate payment on his utility bill– or have his electricity shut off. These scams take advantage of business owners by calling them at busy times. In other instances, scammers target residential customers claiming that the household is behind on its electricity bill and needs to pay now, or that a meter is malfunctioning and could put people at risk.
“These scammers prey upon people’s fears,” said Kennan Buhr, Director of Operations. “They can also seem legitimate in many ways. For example, they can program a Caller ID so that the call appears to originate from the utility’s area code.”
Lodi Utilities reminds customers:
If in doubt, Lodi Utilities recommends to hang up and call customer service at 608-592-3246.