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Utility bill scam across nation, door to door

Posted By Janna On July 18, 2012 @ 1:48 pm In Headline News | No Comments

Vera Nelson, consultant with the Active Aging Resource Center in Gallatin, warns that scam artists are capitalizing on the heat wave, large utility bills, a bad economy and a good story.

The scammers have been making their way from state to state persuading victims that a special federal government assistance program, sometimes described as a bailout authorized by President Barack Obama’s administration, is available to pay their utility bills.

Victims

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