utility scam strikes delaware county utility company: Utility Scam Strikes Delaware County Utility Company - 07/17/12 01:18 PM
PECO is urging customers to be aware of a scam that has made its way across the United States and now into the Philadelphia area. The scam, which has been reportedly taking place through social media, text message, telephone, and U.S. Mail, claims that President Barack Obama is providing funding to help customers pay their utility bills.As part of the scam, customers are being asked to provide their Social Security numbers and other personal identification information. The scam alleges that a payment will be made, from a Federal Reserve bank account directly to their electric or natural gas account."We want to … (7 comments)