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Scam targets Tombigbee Electric customers

General Manager Bill Long says they have seen a huge increase of scam calls within the viewing area.

Posted: Oct. 5, 2018 8:01 PM
Updated: Oct. 6, 2018 10:33 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -- A scam is affecting customers of Tombigbee Electric.

General Manager Bill Long says they have seen a huge increase of scam calls within the viewing area.

Long says the callers are threatening service cutoffs if cash is not sent to the caller.

The power company says they will not solicit its members for payment via a phone call.

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