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      Kirksville Police warn of new phone scam

      The Kirksville Police Department has received reports of a phone scam in the Kirksville area.

      According to those reports, the caller states they are employees of Ameren UE and threaten to shut off your service if you do not pay within 24 hours.

      The caller also reportedly asks you to pay with a Green Dot card.

      This scam has already been reported in other areas in Missouri and you are advised to hang up if they call.

      If you have any questions you are asked to contact the Kirksville Police Department at (660)-785-6945.