Utility Scam Alert
Scammers continue to target utility customers, posing as “collection” employees. They threaten to disconnect electricity service unless a payment is made immediately using a pre-paid cash card. This is a scam.
LW residents have recently reported in social media receiving calls from people posing as Southern California Edison (SCE) employees. Customers are falling for it big time. In 2021, SoCalEdison says customers have lost nearly $600,000, according to an NBC Los Angeles news report. The company says that scammers get even more aggressive in November and December, when they