January 18, 2013
Charlottesville Police are warning about a phone scam where someone claims to be a Dominion Power worker collecting a bill.
Police say the scammer threatens to shut off the customer's power if they don't give personal information.
The scammers have been mainly targeting Spanish-speaking families, as well as the elderly.
You are encouraged to notify Dominion Power at 1-866-DOM-HELP if you have been a victim of this scam.