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Published: Thursday, April 18, 2019 @ 7:08 PM
By: Breaking News Staff
DAYTON — Dayton Power & Light is warning customers about scam calls claiming to be from DP&L threatening to disconnect service if the customer did not call back with 30 minutes with payment.
DP&L urges customers to not provide personal information or to comply with the payment requests. Hang up and call DP&L at 800-433-8500 or check your account status online at mydpandl.com.
For more information on how to protect yourself against scams, visit the DP&L website.
These common scams involve:
In all cases, the scammers are trying to defraud customers. They often target seniors and small businesses, and usually have a little information about you and will try to persuade you to provide more so they can gain access to your bank accounts and/or use your credit card numbers.
Scams may use email, social media, phone calls or even door-to-door visits. Many victims received forwarded emails or text messages from well-meaning friends and family who also were victimized.