Sheriff’s office warns about scam in Hancock Co.
HANCOCK CO., Ky. (WFIE) – The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is warning about a possible scam.
Deputies say someone got a phone call from what appeared to be “Kenergy.”
They say in those calls an electric shut-off was threatened, saying the account was delinquent.
Deputies say that ended up not being the case, saying this appears to be a credit card scam.
Deputies say if you get a call like this, hang up and call Kenergy Direct.
They also warn to never give out credit card information over the phone unless you’re absolutely sure who you’re talking to.
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