City of Neosho warns of text scams related to water bills

Scam text to Neosho resident

NEOSHO, Mo. (Release from City of Neosho) – The City of Neosho has been advised of a new text scam related to customers being told to pay their water bills via the links embedded in a text message.  THESE MESSAGES ARE FALSE AND ARE A SCAM.

The City of Neosho does not solicit customers for payment of any type via phone, text or any other electronic messaging.  These messages are a fraudulent attempt to steal money from unsuspecting members of the public and are to be ignored and reported to the Neosho Police Department via non-emergency phone number 417-451-8012.

It is important everyone to recognize, at this time of emergency, many attempts at scams and other fraudulent activities will and are occurring.  For any questions regarding payment of water or any other payments to the City of Neosho, please contact City Hall at 417-451-8050.