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Berkeley Electric Cooperative warns customers of scam

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According to Berkeley Electric Cooperative's website, customers in the Cross area have been targeted by scammers According to Berkeley Electric Cooperative's website, customers in the Cross area have been targeted by scammers
BERKELEY COUNTY, SC - Berkeley Electric Cooperative is warning customers about a scam targeting those still without power in their service area due to the winter storm.

According to Berkeley Electric Cooperative's website, customers in the Cross area have been targeted by scammers. People claiming to work for the co-op are going house to house telling BEC customers their meter base is damaged and needs to be repaired before power can be restored. The scammers then offers to repair the damage for a fee.

BEC reminds customers that employees never take payments in the field.  If you're approached by a scammer, BEC asks that you contact the cooperative immediately.

 
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