Utility Service Scam We have been notified of a potential scammer in Galena, KS. Local Business are receiving calls and/or text messages throughout the day stating their Electric and Gas service will be shut off due to an additional deposit required. The caller is stating that the Utility Company is currently down updating their system and is unable to assist with this issue for approximately 2 hours. The caller states if he does not receive payment the utility will be shut of within the next 30 minutes and an additional reconnection fee will be added to the required deposit. The caller is requesting the business go to the Dollar Store or Casey General Store for a prepaid card to complete the payment. The caller has used city official’s names as a way to make the call seam legitimate PLEASE do not give out any personal information to this individual including account numbers, social security numbers, etc. If you have been contacted please contact the Galena Police Department at 620-783-5065.