Utility Payment Scam -211770145 & 124085024
Consumers are being contacted in person and through fliers, social media and text messages with claims that President Obama is providing credits or applying payments to utility bills.
To receive the money, scammers claim they need the consumers’ social security and bank routing numbers. In return, customers are given a bank routing number and a phony account number that will supposedly pay their utility bills. In reality, the account information is fraudulent and any payment applied to your utility bill will be reversed.
THIS IS A SCAM! SHOULD YOU BE CONTACTED, PLEASE DO NOT PROVIDE YOUR FINANCIAL AND PERSONAL INFORMATION. ALSO DO NOT ATTEMPT TO UTILIZE THE ACCOUNT INFORMATION THE SCAMMER MAY GIVE YOU.
Customers who experience any inconvenience related to electronic payment transfers are encouraged to contact the bank at 1-800-562-3145 or 603-863-3000 for assistance.