Mt. Vernon police warn of possible phone scam - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Mt. Vernon police warn of possible phone scam

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MT. VERNON, IL (KFVS) - The Mount Vernon Police Department responded to possible phone scams at three businesses on Monday morning.

The scams involve a person who calls the business and says they are with a power company. The caller then alleges the business is late on its bill and requests immediate payment or the business' service could be terminated.

Mt. Vernon police suggest residents do not provide their personal or financial information to unknown people.

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