El Paso Electric Customers Warned of Scam

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POSTED: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 5:22pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 9:04pm

El Paso Electric is warning its customers about a scam involving individuals posing as its employees.


A company spokesperson says the scammers are posing as representatives with El Paso Electric's Año Completo program and contact customers asking for a cash or money order for half of their electric bills for the last year.


The scammers claim that in return the customers will get a discount on their upcoming bills.


Anyone who thinks they've become the victim of this scam is asked to call Detective Stanley Hayes with the El Paso Police Department at 915-564-7133.

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