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Phone scammers pretending to be PSE employees

Phone scammers pretending to be PSE employees

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KGMI News Reporting
By Karen Taylor

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Phone scammers posing as Puget Sound Energy employees are targeting people in Whatcom County.

Bellingham Police detective Al Jensen says it’s a twist on the classic phone scam, but as far as they know no one has fallen for it yet.

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The most recent known scam attempt happened on Wednesday.

The scammer threatened to shut off the customer’s power if they didn’t wire money right away.

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