The Scott County Sheriff’s office has become aware of another potential scam that is hit our area. The caller claims to represent Duke Energy and states the customer bill did not clear for payment and immediate payment is needed within twenty minutes so service isn’t interrupted. On several occasions the caller has spoke with a foreign accent. The scam taking place has already been attempted locally on three businesses and no known residences at this time. Please be aware and if you have any questions call your electric department before you give anyone your information. Always be aware that if it is your company that they will already have all your information and will not call you to disconnect your service first.