VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Virginia Beach Public Utilities is setting the record straight after learning about a new scam circulating around the city.
Similar to other scams, someone is calling people threatening that their water will be shut off if they don't make a payment over the phone.
The city says it hasn't been turning water service off due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The caller is telling customers that because they haven't paid for the service, they need to make a payment.
Virginia Beach Public Utilities urges residents to never give personal or banking information to an unverified or unsolicited caller.
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