City of Beloit warns of water scammer

A scammer is targeting residents of Beloit posing as a representative of the Beloit Water Utility, according to a Thursday press release from the city.

According to the release, the scammer calls Beloit residents, threatening to shut off their water services unless the resident makes immediate payment. The city of Beloit advises its residents that any notice of cancellation of service will come through the mail, and that any resident receiving such a call should hang up and contact the Beloit Water Utility with any further questions.