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Phone Scam in Kalona Today

Posted: Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 2:01 pm
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Authorities have reported a phone scam in Kalona occurring today. According to the Washington County Communication Center, a caller with a 319-area code is calling businesses claiming to be with Alliant Energy and threatening to turn off power instantly if they do not pay with “money paks.” Authorites advise that people sh ould not give personal information or money over the phone. Those who receive a call can always call the company at their regular business line and make an inquiry about their financial situation. They should not call back the number given by the scammer.