City Of Hermiston Warning Of Scam

<p>City of Hermiston</p>

City of Hermiston

The City of Hermiston is warning of a billing scam aimed at energy customers.

City officials say Hermiston Energy Services was recently notified of an attempted billing scam where the scammer not only tried to con the victim of money but threatened to kidnap the customer when questioned about the fraud.

The called claimed to be from "Cancellation Court" and told the customer to go to Wal-Mart, get a money card and provide the number of the card over the phone.

The police department has been notified.