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Pepco Phone Scam Alert



    Protect Yourself From New Phone Scam

    Beware of phone calls where the caller demands money for an outstanding bill. Consumer Reporter Erika Gonzalez explains how it works and what you need to know to protect yourself. (Published Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014)

    People in the D.C. area being cheated out of thousands of dollars simply by answering the phone, prompting an alert about a new scam.

    The caller demands money for an outstanding Pepco bill.

    If you have any questions about your Pepco bill or any bill, call the company directly to verify what you owe: 202-833-7500.

    If you believe you're a victim of a scam, contact your local Attorney General's Office: