Ocean City Police Warn Of Delmarva Power Scam - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Ocean City Police Warn Of Delmarva Power Scam

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OCEAN CITY, Md. - The Ocean City Police Department says they are warning citizens of a current telephone scam targeting local Delmarva Power customers, particularly businesses.

According to reports, the scammer will claim to be calling from the Delmarva Power "Disconnection Center". The scammer will reportedly explain that the victim's power would be shut off unless a past due balance was paid. Victims are then instructed to buy a Greendot MoneyPak card and add the past due amount onto the card or asked to provide a credit card number.

Police say they want to remind citizens that Delmarva Power will not contact customers about late payments until first notifying the customer by mail.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ocean City Police Department at 410-723-6610.

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