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Scam Targeting Orange County REMC Customers
Updated January 28, 2015 3:47 PM
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(ORANGE CO,) - Orange County REMC would like to warn the public of a telephone fraud that is targeting members.

Several members have received calls from telephone number 800-489-7369 stating they had not paid electric bill, and were subject to disconnection. Members were then asked to make a payment immediately. Please be advised this is a scam.

Orange County REMC's automated notification system calls members concerning prior balances, prepay accounts, planned outages and other possible situations where members need to be notified within a short period of time. Members are asked to verify they are the account holder then may then proceed to make a payment if desired.

Orange County REMC recommends anyone who has given credit or debit card information to contact his or her financial institution immediately to cancel the payment.



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