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Marco Island Police warns community about water bill scam

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Posted at 2:23 PM, Nov 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-02 14:23:58-05

MARCO ISLAND, Fla — The Marco Island Police Department is warning people about a water bill scam.

Police say two city of Marco Island water customers have received a text message about fraudulent bills.

They say the bill claimed the customers owed a significant amount of money for past due water charges.

Police posted on their Twitter, letting people know the city of Marco Island does do not use text messages to collect bills.

They want to remind people to disregard any text messages received with a city water bill.