Wellington alerts utility customers about a phone scam going around asking for information

Greg Williams
Wellington Daily News
Mark Johnson/Herald TimesTroopers from the Michigan State Police Gaylord post are advising residents of two phone scams circulating the area. One includes individuals asking for money to go toward the purchase of water for Flint residents, and another features callers posing as IRS agents.

The City of Wellington has been contacted by a number of utility customers this afternoon who have reported receiving automated phone calls about their utility account.

The automated call informs the customer that their account is delinquent and the service is subject to disconnect. The call provides an option to press a number to talk to a representative.

These calls are not being made by the City of Wellington, nor by anyone on behalf of the City. Wellington urges people to not provide any information to any person on these calls.