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TPD Warning of Scammers Posing As Ameren

Taylorville Police Department alerting the public of a potential scam. 


A citizen received a call from someone claiming to represent Ameren Illinois. TPD says based on the information the citizen provided, the department believes this is a scam call and not Ameren. 


TPD asks you to hang up if a call sounds suspicious, Google the number, and then call the correct number to verify you are speaking with the correct place and person. 


The department also says you should not give out any personal information when answering a call. They always recommend ignoring unknown numbers, especially if you are not expecting a call from a certain person or agency. 


If you receive a scam call you may contact the Taylorville Police Department. 

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