Concord Municipal Light Plant is alerting its customers of a phone scam.

According to a report on its Twitter page, customers are receiving calls claiming to be CMLP and warning them of a shut-off of service for non-payment in 30 minus.

“We won’t do this without several notices prior,” CMLP wrote. “Don’t provide personal information. CMLP would not require you to give a credit or gift card, or purchase a debit card.”

Tips from the FTC

Even if it’s not a scammer calling, if a company is calling you illegally, it’s not a company you want to do business with. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), when you get a robocall, don’t press any numbers. Just hang up. Instead of letting you speak to a live operator or remove you from their call list, it might lead to more robocalls.

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