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Newberry Police warns customers of power bill scam

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Customers in Newberry have reported to authorities that there are people presenting themselves as Newberry Power employees stating their bill is delinquent.

The caller is asking customers to call and make a payment to avoid loss of power.

According to Newberry Police, the City of Newberry does not call delinquent customers and is not a partner in this activity.

Authorities urge customers not to give any financial information by phone to anyone representing the city.

Anyone who is contacted in reference to this scam should report the incident to Newberry Police immediately. Customers are also asked to pass this alert along to friends and family.

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