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phone scam warning

Thursday, January 11, 2018 09:39 AM
Written by Stan Maddux
Category: Local News

 

NIPSCO customers are being warned about a telephone scam.

According to NIPSCO......HUNDREDS of customers have been called recently.

They're told to pay their bill or they're electricity is going to be cut off.

Locally....this happened to a woman at the Shady Oak Trailer Park along

U.S 12 near Michigan City.

According to police......a woman was told to pay over $400 in cash in

45 minutes....or her power was going to be shut off.

The caller sounded like he was Middle Eastern descent.