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Cloverland Electric Warns Members Of New Phone Scam

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Another phone scam hits Northern Michigan. 

Cloverland Electric got word Thursday afternoon of a scammer pretending to collect energy payments. 

The caller demands payment for electricity bills and threatens to disconnect service. 

The calls are coming from a 816 Missouri area code. 

Cloverland Electric members are encouraged to call the cooperative at 1-800-562-4953 for verification if there is any question about the nature of the call or caller's identity.

Members are also urged to contact local law enforcement if it seems suspicious. 

Cloverland reported the incidents to Michigan State Police.