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Public Alert: Electric Company Worker Scam

November 10, 2016

There have been numerous complaints regarding individuals representing themselves as employees of the Electric Company going door to door in Warren. These people have been telling home owners that they are being sent by the Mayor's Office to read meters or check equipment. Please be advised that THIS IS A SCAM. DO NOT LET THESE PEOPLE INTO YOUR HOME.


The Mayor's Office would never send utility workers to your home. Ask for identification and a number to call and make an appointment, or call the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) with any questions or complaints at 800-686-7826. You may also report this activity to the Warren Police Department's non-emergency number at (330) 841-2521. If you feel threatened, please call 911.

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