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Scammer threatens to cut off power

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 16/05/2016

Phone © Thinkstock Phone A scammer is threatening to cut off people's electricity if they don't pay money to energy company Nova.

Police say both customers and non-customers have been targeted by the bogus phone calls.

Anyone who gets such a call should not make a payment before verifying it with Nova.

Police are investigating the calls and want to hear from people who have been targeted.

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