Peterborough Utilities is cautioning customers about a phone scam circulating in the region.
The utility says it has received reports about individuals calling businesses from the following telephone number: 1-800-335-1648. A recording attempts to represent Peterborough Utilities and warns businesses of possible disconnections if payments are not sent.
However, Peterborough Utilities warns are calls are fake.
“This is a scam and we do not use a toll-free number,” stated Cindy Weiss, manager of customer service on Tuesday. “The police department has been notified.”
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Any customers with questions or concerns regarding their account is asked to call customer service at 705-748-6900 weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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