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PSEG Long Island Warning Customers About Payment Phone Scam

As part of the scam, someone claiming to work for the utility calls customers and threatens to turn off their electricity if they don’t use cash to buy a Green Dot MoneyPak card to pay their bills.

05/22/2014

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Hundreds Of LIPA Customers Targeted In New Telephone Scam

LIPA posted a warning on its website advising customers who receive suspicious calls to just hang up. The utility said they never demand direct payment over the telephone and don’t accept credit or debit card payments.

11/20/2013