SCAM ALERT – UTILITY COMPANY REQUESTING MONEY
NAPOLEONVILLE – Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon reports that we have received complaints from residents indicating calls which are showing up on caller ID’s as coming from utility companies requesting money for various reasons.
The numbers are manipulated through a process known as “spoofing”, and are not originating from any utility company.
If you receive such a call, we urge you not to send money as this is a SCAM.
Please contact your utility company if you receive a similar call to determine if the notification is legitimate.
If you have any doubts or questions, please call us at (985) 369-7281.
For additional information concerning this News Release, contact Sheriff Leland Falcon or Public Information Officer, Lonny Cavalier at 985-369-7281.