PUEBLO, Colo. -

The Pueblo Department says a scammer is using a utility company's name to try to rip you off.

Police say a man is claiming to work for Black Hills Energy to collect money from people.

Black Hills says it never sends people out to collect payments from its customers.

If you have any information about this or if you believe you may be a victim, you're asked to call Pueblo Police at 719-553-2538.