Caney Fork Electric warns of scam

Caney Fork Electric Cooperative, which serves customers in Warren County, is warning members of a phone scam.

According to the cooperative, the caller tells the intended victim that they have overpaid their bill and can receive a $50 credit on a debit card. The suspect them asks the intended victim to provide the card number to apply the credit.

This is a scam. You should not give credit card, debit card or bank information out over the phone to someone you do not trust.