The Enterprise police Department would like to inform the public of a phone scam that has shown up recently in the Enterprise area. The potential victim will receive a phone call from a subject purporting to be a representative of Alabama Power. The subject will inform them that if their bill is not paid within the hour, their power would be cut off. The Enterprise Police Department made contact with Alabama Power and they advised this is not proper protocol for employees. These scams are very elaborate including lots of details about the potential victim including names, phone numbers, and possibly account numbers. Alabama Power advised that if you receive this phone call you may call them to report the incident. Alabama Power can be contacted by phone 1-800-245-2244 or via the internet at www.alabamapower.com. The Enterprise Police Department would like to encourage everyone to independently verify information if you receive this type of phone call.