City warns Public: Beware Utility Frauds and Scams

Utility Scams

The City of Natchitoches is warning residents of a bill payment scam that is targeting utility customers. Impersonators, claiming to be the City of Natchitoches Utility Service Center, are calling Natchitoches residents threatening if they don’t pay their delinquent bill immediately, their utilities will be shut off within 30 minutes.

Residents are reminded to be very cautious of any caller demanding money or payment. The City of Natchitoches Utility Service Center advises anyone receiving such calls to never make payment or provide the caller with any personal or banking information. If customers believe there is a problem with their account, they are encouraged to call the City of Natchitoches Utility Service Center at (318) 357-3844.