Virginia Utility Scam Targets Elderly and Spanish Speakers

by Associated Press posted Jun 17 2013 5:41PM
Most of us keep up with what we owe our utilities, but some customers are more vulnerable than others. 
Casey Hollins with Rappahannock Electric Cooperative says scam artists are praying on them, calling and demanding immediate payment for overdue bills. They are being asked to get a green dot card or find another way to pay or have their service turned off.
Hollins says utility providers never contact customers demanding money and never make a call without already having their personal account information.
If you get one, never agree to make a payment, check the number on your caller i.d. and contact local police. A similar utility scam turned up in the region and state earlier this year.
Filed Under :
06/17/2013 5:41PM
Virginia Utility Scam Targets Elderly and Spanish Speakers
Please Enter Your Comments Below
Title :
Comment :
Prince William County Police Department Incident Report
Your Yearbook Photo Could Mean a Happy Marriage or Divorce
LSD Involved in Boy that Jumped from UMW Suite Window
Marine Corps Marathon App for iPhone and Android
Dressing Your Dog Up for Halloween?
No Tags Found !