Door-to-door scammer in rural Winona area: Claims co-op billing error and 11% credit available
Cresco, IA | Rushford, MN 10:30 a.m. September 14, 2018)— MiEnergy Cooperative has been notified of a possible scam. A member contacted the cooperative today about a man that had stopped by their residence in rural Winona yesterday. The man had a MiEnergy shirt on and claimed there was a billing error and if he could see or have a copy of their electric bill the cooperative would give them an 11 percent credit or rebate. The member told the man the spouse took care of the bills and a copy was not available.
Members can contact the cooperative at 1-800-432-2285 at any time—day, night, weekend or holiday to verify the identity of a MiEnergy employee.