Nescopeck officials warn of electricity turnoff scam


NESCOPECK BOROUGH, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — Officials in Nescopeck Borough say the police department has received several calls regarding a scam involving PPL Electric imposters.

The scam artist tells the caller that their electricity will be turned off in 30 minutes if a past due balance on their account is not paid. Officials say the caller ID shows PPL, but they say it is a scam.

If you receive this call, report it to the Nescopeck Police Department at 570-752-3799 or to PPL directly.

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