Some people in Endicott are reporting they have been getting threatening scam telephone calls.

Police say they calls have been coming from the 914 or 917 area codes and residents are told they need to provide a credit card number to make a utility payment immediately or the electricity, cable, heat or other utilities will be turned off.

Anyone getting similar calls or threatening calls from people claiming to be from the IRS should contact their local police immediately and never give out personal information.