CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) -- Cedar Rapids Police are warning of a potential scam call going around involving Alliant Energy.
A person calls the residence to advise that the electricity will be turned off in 30 minutes if the resident does not pay an outstanding bill. They are given a 1-800 number to call. When the resident calls this number, it is answered by someone who identifies themselves as an employee from Alliant Energy.
Alliant says they do not shut off power within 30 minutes of calling about billing, and anyone with concerns about their bill should call (800) 255-4268.