PEORIA, Ill. — Ameren Illinois officials are warning customers of reports of billing scams going around.
Ameren said employees received a handful of reports Monday regarding scams. The caller reportedly tells the customer they are behind on their bill and requests immediate payment via a Green Dot card.
This is not a legitimate request from Ameren, officials said.
If anyone gets a call like this, customers are advised to hang up and contact Ameren Illinois at (800) 755-5000. Customer representatives can provide payment and balance history, as well as take a report of an attempted scammer.