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Floresville restaurant owner says beware utility payment scam

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Wilson County News
April 1, 2016, 10:26am
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Officials warn about a sophisticated scam targeting Floresville Electric Light & Power System customers.

Detective George Ortiz of the Floresville Police Department warns people to take a moment and consider what they’re being asked to do by callers masquerading as the utility after a Floresville restaurant owner fell for the scam.

Advised her electricity would be cut off unless she immediately paid an overdue bill, the restaurant owner was told to purchase reloadable credit cards to cover the amount. She was later asked for her checking account information. Realizing then it was a scam, she tried to stop the credit card payments, but was too late.

If you receive a suspicious call, report it immediately to local law enforcement.

Read more about this in the April 6 issue of the Wilson County News.

Your Opinions and Comments

Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
April 1 at 2:52pm
s reilly. Why is the restaurant name important? What do you to do, chastise her?

Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
April 1 at 2:35pm
Consider yourself warned. With a new scam every day, don't let them scare you into making a hasty decision.

s reilly  
floresville, TX  
April 1 at 2:27pm
Please provide name of restaurant.

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