Duquesne Light Warns Sewickley Residents of Potential Scam

Duquesne Light says the elderly are often the target.

Duquesne Light officials are warning local police departments to be aware of a potential scam targeting its customers.

A few customers have reported receiving calls stating that if payment isn’t made immediately, their service will be terminated the same day. The callers are also directing customers to purchase “pre-paid” type credit cards to pay off the alleged amount. 

Duquesne Light does not call customers on the day of a scheduled termination for non-payment, nor does it ask customers to purchase these pre-paid type payment cards. 

If customers receive one of these calls, the company asks that they hang up and call Duquesne Light at 412-393-7100, as well as alerting their local police department.

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