SCAM ALERT: LaPorte County targeted via ‘utility worker’

Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 5:23 PM EDT
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LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. (WNDU) - Police say a man is posing as a utility worker and possibly stealing money in LaPorte County.

On Tuesday, police were called to a residence in Johnson Township for suspicious activity.

A man in his 40′s was dressed as a utility worker and told the homeowner he’d be doing work in the area.

After he left, the homeowner discovered a large sum of money missing.

The local utility company was contacted and said they haven’t sent anyone to talk to customers.

If you have any information, contact the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office.

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