NorthWestern Energy scam hits Seeley Lake businesses

SEELEY LAKE – Monday, Jan. 27, two business in Seeley Lake reportedly received a call from someone posing to be NorthWestern Energy. They were told they had outstanding bills and unless they paid immediately their electric would be shut off that night.

Following the call, Grizzly Claw Trading Co. Manager Kathy Kinzfogl immediately recognized that NorthWestern Energy was not their provider electric provider. She called Energy Partners, their propane heat source, and was told they were targets of a scam. Both Kinzfogl and Energy Partners advised anyone called by a utility company to hang up and...

 

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