Kent police are warning residents about a scam that has recently been reported.
Several people have received phone calls from a man claiming to work for the city’s water department. The man threatens to shut off the homeowner’s water if they do not provide a credit card number immediately.
Here’s what the Police Department has to say about the scam:
LEGITIMATE UTILITIES DO NOT CONDUCT BUSINESS IN THIS MANNER. If you receive such a call or demand, ask the caller for their name and call back number. Then contact the utility directly, using the customer service number found on your …