National Scam Awareness Week: Con Ed Says Beware Con Artists

National Scam Awareness Week: Con Ed Says Beware Con Artists

Lanning Taliaferro | Peekskill Patch

The criminals who want to rip off Con Edison customers in Westchester County do not discriminate prey on residential and business customers alike, Con Ed officials say. The elderly need to be aware, but so do customers of other ages, including millennials. Scammers target English-speaking people and non-English speakers.

Since scams are a persistent problem for utility customers everywhere, Con Edison and more than 100 electric, gas and water providers have formed Utilities United Against Scams, which gives customers information they need to protect themselves…(Read the full story)

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