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Scammers calling Lorain Water customers, saying their service will be disconnect

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Posted at 4:32 PM, Jul 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-16 16:32:09-04

LORAIN, Ohio — The City of Lorain Water Billing Department is warning customers about a new scam.

The department said a customer received a call from a 1-800 telephone number that informed her that the water was disconnected at her residence for a non-payment, even though her bill was paid to date.

The City of Lorain Water Department does not have a 1-800 telephone number.

If anyone receives a call from a 1-800 telephone number to inform them that their water will be disconnected, it's a scam, officials warned.