July 20, 2019

SMECO: Watch Out for Scammers

Scammers

Scammers have been calling customer members of Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative and making threats, and the cooperative wants to make sure residents of the area know about the illegal activity. 

Phone Scam Targeting SMECO Customers

Scammers

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative was recently contacted by about 20 customer-members who received phone calls from scammers targeting businesses in the area.

Phone Scam Targets SMECO Customers

Scammers

Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative is issuing a warning to its customers to beware of scammers targeting residents in the region. Some customer-members have received phone calls from scammers identifying themselves as SMECO employees and demanding prepaid debit cards in order to avoid having electric service cut off.