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Troopers: Beware Of Callers Threatening To Cut Off Electricity

PHONE SCAM IN PROGRESS

Troopers: Beware Of

Callers Threatening

To Cut Off Electricity

State Police at Troop C are warning residents of a phone scam where the caller claims to be with NYSEG and threatens to cut off service.

Troopers have received several calls from businesspeople, who report callers demanding  immediately payment using a prepaid debit card, or service will be cut.

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