APSO warns residents of Entergy phone scam

ASSUMPTION, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon is advising residents that his office is receiving complaints from residents indicating that they are being contacted by persons representing themselves as being delinquent bill collectors from Entergy.
 
According to authorities, the caller advises residents that their Entergy bill is overdue and they must pay by phone “NOW” to avoid interruption of service.
 
These calls originate from a variety of different numbers and the caller appears to be foreign. The Sheriff cautions residents not to send any money in response to calls of this nature, authorities said.
 
If you have any questions, you can contact the Sheriff’s Office at (985) 369-2912 and we will assist you in any way possible.

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