City warns of phone scam - WNEM TV 5

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City warns of phone scam

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BAY CITY, MI (WNEM) -

Officials said a business scam is using a power company to obtain information from business customers.

A man calls and identifies himself as Vernon from Midwest Industrial Lighting claims to represent Bay City Electric Light & Power.

Bay City Electric & Power said that is not true. It is a scam in order to get information to sell products. 

They warn not to give Vernon or Midwest Industrial Lighting any personal information.

The company said they will never solicit customers over the phone for a rebate application or to sell products.

Anyone who is called, but doubts if it is this scam can call 989-894-8394 to talk to Bay City Electric.

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