Scam involving Galion utility bills reported

GALION — A phone scam has been reported to the Galion Police Department that involves city utility bills

Some Galion utility customers have reported receiving a phone call claiming to be from the City of Galion. The caller demanded immediate payment for the customer’s utility bill or their utilities would be shut off.

Customers should be aware these are scam phone calls.

The City of Galion does not request payment or give shut-off notices by phone.

If you receive a call like this, please note the phone number if possible and report it to the Galion Police Department at 419-468-9111.

If you have questions regarding your utility account please contact the Galion Utility Office at 419-468-6614.

Staff report