On August 28, 2013 a number of Shrewsbury businesses and residents have been contacted by individuals posing as SELCO and National Grid representatives. The callers have been threatening to shut off the victims” power if a payment is not made over the phone. The scammers request the funds be sent via a Green Dot prepaid card. If anyone should receive a call like this please do not send any money over the phone. SELCO will NEVER request payment via this method. Anyone who receives a call like this should report it to the Shrewsbury Police Department immediately at 508-845-4681.