Scam artist targeting Rutherford County residents continue to tell the victims they call that they owe money on their electric bill. In the most recent case, the unknown caller told a S. Church St. victim that they were with Murfreesboro Electric. The con-artist then told the victim that their electricity was scheduled to be cut off today if they did not make a payment.
The victim in this case was well aware of the recent scams and refused to listen to the caller. However, he did get a phone number. The phone number of the possible scammer is 615-530-2788.
Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Electric told us how the thieves have operated in the past…
MPD Incident Report #14-13719
Past news source Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Elec.