IMPERIAL —Imperial Irrigation District is on alert after seeing a notable spike in reported over-the-phone scam attempts within the past few weeks.

Between Monday and Tuesday alone, IID received a total of 21 calls from customers who reported an individual claiming to be a district employee demanded payment or their electricity would be shut off within 20 minutes.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at vosuna@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3442.

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