Elkhorn Rural Public Power District Warns of Phone Scam

BATTLE CREEK -  Several Elkhorn Rural Public Power District customers have received intimidating phone calls recently, in which the caller has threatened to turn off their power unless they received immediate payments.  The utility’s Chief Financial Officer Carmen Thelen says it’s a scam Thelen says if you receive such a call, you should not give out your credit card or social security numbers, or your bank information.  She suggests you hang up immediately and call your local law enforcement agency and the utility at 1-800-675-2185.