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Shrewsbury police warn of fake SELCO calls

Police 2Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Police Department issued this warning today:

On August 28, 2013 a number of Shrewsbury businesses and residents have been contacted by individuals posing as SELCO and National Grid representatives. The callers have been threatening to shut off the victims’ power if a payment is not made over the phone. The scammers request the funds be sent via a Green Dot prepaid card. If anyone should receive a call like this please do not send any money over the phone. SELCO will NEVER request payment via this method. Anyone who receives a call like this should report it to the Shrewsbury Police Department immediately at 508-845-4681.

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=39311

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