Even before Detroit's bankruptcy, there was an "Us vs. Them" attitude between the city and its suburbs.
Scam Asks People To Pay Utility Bills Over The Phone
“They had received phone calls from an individual saying
that they were behind on their bill and that if they didn’t go get a cash card
of some sort and provide that number and information over the phone, that their
utilities would be turned off,”
The scam has also been reported by the two major valley
power companies SRP and APS.