Rensselaer, Indiana: Residents Warned of Utility Scam Calls, Police Investigate Fraud Refund Claims


Share post:

Rensselaer, IN – The City of Rensselaer issued a scam alert today, warning residents of fraudulent phone calls claiming to be from the Rensselaer Utility Office. 

These callers, falsely stating that residents have a credit on their utility accounts, are soliciting bank information to “process a refund.” Authorities have cautioned that the City does not process refunds directly to bank accounts but rather mails checks to the appropriate addresses if refunds are due. 

The Rensselaer Police Department is investigating these calls and encourages anyone with information or concerns to reach out to the City’s Utility Office or report suspicious activities to the police.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related articles

Northern Illinois Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 1 p.m.

Putnam County, IL - A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for northern Illinois, including Putnam County, until...

Bolingbrook Hosts Free Fishing Days for Father’s Day Weekend

Bolingbrook, IL - Celebrate Father’s Day with a free fishing weekend from Friday, June 14, to Sunday, June...

Peoria, IL – Two Arrested in Residential Burglary Incident

Peoria, IL - A Peoria man and woman were arrested Wednesday morning following a residential burglary in the...

Severe Thunderstorms Predicted for Southeastern Minnesota, Western Wisconsin

Minneapolis, MN - The National Weather Service is warning residents of the danger for severe thunderstorms this afternoon,...