utility scam

November 2, 2018 | Staff Writer

Police Warning Residents About Utility Scam

Officers from the Montgomery County Police Department are warning residents about a utility scam after receiving multiple reports of  scammers calling county residents, identifying themselves as Pepco employees, and asking for payment. According to police, a call was made to a resident on Oct. 30 and a person identified himself as a Pepco employee before […]

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March 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Utility Scam Warning

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police (5th District) are investigating an incident involving a utility scam in Gaithersburg. On March 8, at approximately 2:43 p.m., officers responded to an address onf Highland Avenue for the report of a burglary. The 93-year-old female victim told police she saw a male suspect on her front porch wearing […]

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October 30, 2012 | Staff Writer

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Utility Scam Warning

Police warn residents that there will be an increased amount of utility work in the aftermath of Sandy. Please be aware that all utility workers will carry proper identification. If a worker is unable to provide proper identification, do not allow him or her to enter your residence. Additionally, you may check with your utility […]

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