ARARAT - Ararat and district residents are being warned of a phone scam currently circulating the Ararat region.
An Ararat Advertiser reader has reported that she received a phone call from a person claiming they were from the government and informing her she had paid too much for her utilities and was to be reimbursed $5000.
She was asked for her date of birth and bank account details.
When she did not give this information the caller became aggressive.
Readers are urged to beware of potential phone scams such as this one.