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Scam Alert regarding Utility Payments

NC Public Power City of Shelby Customers Urged to Be Cautious


Across the state, utility customers are reporting that scammers
are threatening service disconnection unless immediate payment is received. The scammers are using the winter weather in the latest twist, offering customers
the option to pay bills over the phone rather than venturing out in the cold.

Some scammers are even using legitimate names of city employees
when they call.

If you receive a call, do not listen to the scammerís instructions. Please hang up
immediately and contact City of Shelby Customer Services at 704-484-6866, option 2 then 3 or Shelby Police Department at 704-484-6845. Please do not share any personal information with these scammers.


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