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SEMO Electric Coop warns of scam

Friday, July 13, 2012

SIKESTON -- SEMO Electric Cooperative is warning its members to watch out for a phone scam involving their electric bill.

Glen Cantrell, communication manager with SEMO Electric, said the scammers are calling and telling people their utility bills will be paid for under a new law passed by President Barack Obama as long as they provide some personal information, such as bank routing numbers or Social Security numbers.

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