POSTED: Monday, May 14, 2012 - 9:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, May 14, 2012 - 9:14pm
City officials are warning Longview residents about a water utility payment scam that has been targeting customers in the immediate area.
Longview police officials said Monday in a release that customers are being told that President Obama and the federal government will provide a credit or directly pay their utility bills, and were directed to pay through a fraudulent bank routing number.
The scammers have contacted customers by text message, social media, phone and door-to-door, the release said.
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