utilities http://wmot.org en Utility Scam Mentions President Obama http://wmot.org/post/utility-scam-mentions-president-obama <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; Utility companies across the state are warning Tennesseans about a telephone scam.</p><p>Officials report scammers are calling to say that a new federal program will pay their power bills. The caller then asks for personal information such as social security and bank account numbers.</p><p>Todd Palmer with Middle Tennessee Electric says the scammers often do a little name dropping.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 17:12:01 +0000 Mike Osborne 13045 at http://wmot.org