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Lanett residents advised to watch out for phone scam

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LANETT, AL (WTVM) -

People living in the Lanett, Ala. area are urged to be aware of a new phone scam. 

Lanett residents are receiving calls stating they owe the city money over utility bills. 

The scammers threaten people with disconnection of their services if they do not go to CVS and purchase a money order or money card to pay their bill. 

A phone number being used in association with this scam is 1-888-610-5575. 

Anyone with questions regarding their bill should contact the City of Lanett directly, and anyone who believes they have been contacted by scammers are asked to call Lanett Police Department at (334) 644-2146. 

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