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Dominion urges customers to watch out for scams

Dominion Virginia Power is advising its customers to be on guard against on-going scammers who threaten to disconnect electrical service if payment is not made. The company never asks for immediate payment of cash, a “green dot” card or PayPal as a prerequisite to keeping lights on.

“Public safety is a priority for Dominion, whether it comes in the form of physical security or protecting our customers from those who would violate their trust,” said Dan Jenkins, director-Corporate Security, Safety and Health.

“That is why we are continuing to work closely with law enforcement partners throughout our service area to quickly report incidents and provide them with information they need to bring these criminals to justice.”

“We are alerting citizens to this scam and giving them information to arm themselves from becoming a victim,” said Tami Wyrick, executive director-Virginia Crime Prevention Association. “The people behind these cri...

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