Scammer calling customers posing as Athens Utilities employee

Scammer calling customers posing as Athens Utilities employee
Their goal is to make Athens the go-to city in Alabama for artists and lovers of art.

ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - Athens Utilities has received reports of a scammer recently posing as an employee.

Someone is calling these customers asking for their credit card information to pay utility bills. At least one customer provided that information after receiving a call.

If you receive a call, do not provide your personal information.

If you ever receive a call regarding your utility bill, you can hang up and call Athens Utilities directly at 256-233-8750. If you gave your personal information during one of these calls, please contact Athens Utilities at the above number and Athens Police at 256-233-8700.

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