MADISON, NJ - Police have advised business owners and residents in the borough to be on alert for an ongoing phone scam.

According to a statement issued by the borough police department:

Local businesses have recently received phone calls from individuals purporting themselves to be Borough employees & utility companies in an attempt to scam victims. The phone number on your caller ID may even indicate the caller is local or from the Borough of Madison. 

Never provide financial information over the phone and report suspicious phone calls to the Madison Police Department.