Phone Scammer: Pay Up, or Lose Power

Phone Scammer: Pay Up, or Lose Power

Presidio warns its residents about a recent phone scam that's threatening to shut off electricity.
PRESIDIO, TX (Local Big 2 News) - A scammer in Presidio tells potential victims to pay up or lose power, according to police.

Officers tell us that someone is calling residents, claiming that the residents must send a payment or else their electricity will be shut off.

One man was asked over the phone to wire money at a Dollar Tree. The man found the threat to be false after contacting his electric company.

If you get a call like the one mentioned above, call Presidio police.

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