Ameren Illinois warns of phone scam

By WEEK Producer

March 21, 2014 Updated Mar 21, 2014 at 10:39 PM CDT

CENTRAL ILLINOIS -- Ameren Illinois is warning central Illinois customers of a scam.

People claiming to represent Ameren are calling homes and small businesses demanding immediate payments on overdue bills.

The caller says the payments must be made on green dot cards.

If you get a call like this call Ameren customer service.

Ameren can verify your balance, and help protect you from this scam.

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