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Kennett police warn against caller claiming to be with city utilities

KENNETT, MO (KFVS) -

Police in Kennett, Missouri say residents are getting calls from people claiming to be from Kennett City Light, Gas and Fire.

According to police, the callers claim that the victim is behind on payments. They say the residents must make a payment over the phone by giving sensitive bank account information out over the phone, or their utilities will be shut off.

Police are telling residents to just hang up and call police if they get a call like that.

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