KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Power and Light warned customers about a scam involving President Barack Obama.
According to the utility, scammers are calling some customers, claiming they can receive up to a $1,500 credit courtesy of Obama.
Customers are told they can receive the credit by making a payment using a bank routing number supplied by the scammers, and the number appearing on the back of their social security cards as the bank account number.
KCP&L officials said the scammers have reportedly visited customer homes, posted fliers and used social media and texting to try and dupe customers.
"We protect our customers' personal account information and recommend only KCP&L authorized payment methods," said Jim Alberts, c ustomer services vice president.
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