Another Phone Scam Hits the Area

Williamson Co. — The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is warning of yet another phone scam to hit the area. According to reports, several people in both Williamson and Union Counties have received calls from someone claiming to be from Ameren, telling potential victims that they have unpaid bills and threatening to shut off the victim’s electricity unless a payment is made immediately over the phone. Local authorities remind citizens never to give out payment information over the phone. The scam is under investigation.