Roane County electric company warns of phone scam

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Fort Loudoun Electric Cooperative is warning customers of a phone scam involving people claiming to work for the company.

We’re told that callers will ask to verify or update your credit card information or say you’ve missed a payment. Even if the phone number looks legitimate, Fort Loudon Electric says all phone payment systems are automated and calls would not be made by a live person.

FTEC do not ask for credit card information over the phone.

If you get a scam call, you can report it to the Federal Communications Commission online.

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