ComEd phone scam reported in Prairie Grove

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

PRAIRIE GROVE, Ill. (WLS) -- Police in far northwest suburban Prairie Grove are investigating a reported phone scam targeting ComEd customers.

Police say those allegedly running the scam claim to be representatives from ComEd and threaten to disconnect power unless the customer pays them immediately. The customer is then instructed to pay via a Pay Pal Card.

Anyone who observes suspicious activity is encouraged to contact Prairie Grove police.