Kentucky Utilities phone scam alert


VERSAILLES, Ky. (WTVQ) — Police in Versailles are warning Kentucky Utilities customers about a phone scam.

According to Versailles Police, scammers are spoofing their phone numbers to appear as if Kentucky Utilities is calling.

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Once they get a customer on the phone, police say the scammers demand immediate payment to stop utilities from being shut off.

Police recommend getting the caller’s name and employee number to verify they actually work for Kentucky Utilities.