ROSS TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – Local police are warning residents to be careful of scammers calling and pretending to be Duquesne Light.
On Facebook, Ross Township Police say residents have reported receiving calls from scammers pretending to be Duquesne Light Company. The caller will request account and banking information.READ MORE: Street Closures Coming To Downtown Pittsburgh On Tuesday And Wednesday For Filming Of Movie
They say Duquesne Light will never contact customers by phone “regarding account matters.”READ MORE: Lou Barletta Signs Anti-Tax Pledge In GOP Campaign For Governor Of Pennsylvania
If a call raises a red flag, police urge residents to call Duquesne Light with questions.
On their website, Duquesne Light says customers should be careful of calls threatening the immediate shut-off of power.MORE NEWS: Lawrenceville Church Vandalized With Graffiti
For more information on avoiding scams, visit Duquesne Light’s website.