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Con Targets Utility Customers

Con Targets Utility Customers

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Con men have been targeting utility customers in a number of locations in the region, and finding some success. Todd Nelson, consumer relations manager for Southeastern Electric based in Marion, says one of their customers recently got a call…

 

Nelson says the customer did send money to the scammer…

 

Nelson says they don’t make direct payment calls…

 

Nelson says if you get a call like that, you should hang up and call your utility provider.

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