OG&E warning customers about scam targeting churches, small businesses

OKLAHOMA  CITY – A local electric company is warning customers about a scam.

OG&E posted a warning on its social media accounts, saying scammers are posing as OG&E employees and demanding payment in-person or over the phone.

Officials say the scam is especially targeting churches, nursing homes and small businesses.

OG&E says they will never ask for your bank information or credit card number over the phone. Also, they will not settle a bill using cash or prepaid debit cards.