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: Superior Court Upholds Prison Sentence For Monroeville Mall Shooter Tarod Thornhill
They say Duquesne Light will never contact customers by phone “regarding account matters.”READ MORE: Mayor Bill Peduto Commits Pittsburgh To Carbon Neutrality By 2050
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: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Health Department Reports 4,192 New Cases, 52 Additional Deaths
For more information on avoiding scams, visit Duquesne Light’s website.