February 27, 2019 6:33 pm

Brantford Power warning residents of telephone scam

Customers who receive a suspicious phone call claiming to be from Brantford Power should hang up and report the incident to the Brantford Police Department, the company says.

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Brantford Power is warning customers to be aware of a telephone scam targeting businesses in the area.

The company says the scam involves a caller demanding immediate account payment within 30 minutes and threatening disconnection of power service.

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However, Brantford Power says it does not demand immediate payment or disconnect customers without prior notice.

Customers who receive a suspicious phone call should hang up and report the incident to the Brantford Police Department, the company says.

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