BOONVILLE, MO – A reported scam, in which callers impersonate utility employees, continues to operate throughout the state of Missouri.

Boonville police said, Friday, they had been advised that a resident had been asked to provide personal information over the phone to complete a utility payment. The respondent claimed to represent Ameren.

Ameren continues to warn its customers of the phone scam. They say notifications are sent out by mail.