2-20-18: ASHLAND POLICE WARN OF NEW PHONE SCAM.

ASHLAND POLICE ARE WARNING THE PUBLIC OF A NEW SCAM. THIS ONE HAS TO DO WITH UTILITIES OVER THE PHONE. POLICE SAY THAT THE SCAMMERS CALL, AND THREATEN TO SHUT OFF A SERVICE IF THE VICTIM DOESN’T MAKE A PAYMENT OVER THE PHONE. THE CITY WANTS TO REMIND PEOPLE THAT IF PAYMENTS ARE NOT MADE, A REPRESENTATIVE WILL VISIT YOU IN PERSON, AND NOT CALL YOU OVER THE PHONE. IF YOU RECEIVE ONE OF THESE CALLS, HANG UP, AND CALL POLICE.