Franklin County scam involves Duke Energy

Scam Calls
Posted at 5:33 AM, Jan 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-19 00:34:56-05

FRANKLIN COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says several people have called them about a scam involving Duke Energy.

The sheriff says the scam artist is telling people their power will be cut off if they don't pay a certain amount right away.

The numbers that have been calling are all linked to a scam.

"Please hang up the phone," the sheriff said. "Call Duke directly at 1-800-700-8744 and simply ask about your bill."

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