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NorthWestern Energy says scam seeks bill payment

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HURON, S.D. (AP) - NorthWestern Energy says there's a scam operating that tries to make people believe they have to pay an overdue bill.

The company says the callers often want credit card numbers or other payment that can be converted to cash.

It says scammers have also asked for prepaid debit cards issued by retailers or payment by PayPal, so the money can't be recovered.

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