PHONE SCAM ALERT
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
A phone scam is being perpetrated on Willmar Municipal Utility
customers where the scammer calls utility customers and warns
them that their electricity will be cut off unless they wire money
to the name and address the scammer gives the customer.
DO NOT PAY THESE PEOPLE!
Contact Willmar Municipal Utilities to verify you are, in fact,
up for disconnection. Willmar Municipal Utilities does not use
money wiring or disconnect your power without going through
the proper process.
Willmar Municipal Utilities can be contacted at 320-235-4422 to
verify any contact made about a customer’s disconnection.
Customer are also encouraged to call local authorities to
report the Utility/Phone scam.
Local authorities have been notified and fraud prevention
practices are in place.
The Willmar Municipal Utilities is dedicated to providing reliable, quality electric, water and district heating service to its consumer-owners at competitive rates in a forward-looking, service-oriented manner based on consumer input.