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Scammers are back. Beware!

Submitted by sshockley on

April 8, 2022, CLEVELAND – Utility Scammers strike again, seeking to scare consumers into handing over their hard-earned money.

A customer recently reported receiving a call seeking immediate payment over the telephone, or their electric service would be interrupted. Thankfully the customer hung up the phone and contacted our offices.

If you receive a similar call, please report this activity to Public Utilities Security at (216) 443-2426. You should also call our offices and report the attempted scam. Here are a few things we will not do: