[Nameplate] Overcast ~ 39°F  
High: 53°F ~ Low: 36°F
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

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.

For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.