WLNS TV 6 reports here that Ingham County residents were among some 800 Consumers Energy customers targeted by scammers who have been calling people in the wake of the damaging wind storm earlier this month.

The ne'er do wells have reportedly been threatening to shut off customer's power if they don't cough up money for their bill immediately. That's not how it works. If you pick up the phone and they try that dance on you, tell 'em you're calling the cops and hang up.