National Grid Cautions Customers About Phone Scams

January 31, 2013 Updated Jan 31, 2013 at 8:43 AM EDT

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National Grid Cautions Customers About Phone Scams

January 31, 2013 Updated Jan 31, 2013 at 8:43 AM EDT

National Grid is urging it's customers in Upstate New York to be cautious of unknown callers saying they're National Grid representatives and asking for personal banking or credit card information.

There have been reports of calls to customers asking for personal financial information, or telling customers to obtain money orders, pre-paid cards, or other forms of payment to avoid being shut off.

Anyone who has believe to have been a victim of this scam is asked to call National Grid at 1-800-642-4272 for verification and to contact your local law enforcement officials.