Phone Scams

New England News
3:38 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Massachusetts Warns About Tax Telephone Scam


State authorities are warning Massachusetts residents about a nationwide phone scam that aggressively targets taxpayers.

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New England News
4:23 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Mass. Utilities Warn Of Late Payment Scam

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Electric utilities NStar and Western Massachusetts Electric Co. are warning about a scam targeting their customers.

In the scam, someone calls homeowners or businesses and says their power will be shut off unless they make an immediate payment.

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North Country News
7:45 pm
Tue October 29, 2013

VT Utility Warns About Phone Scam

A Vermont utility is warning customers about a phone scam.

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6:20 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Fairpoint Communications' Official Fights Phone Scammers

The head of Fairpoint Communications in Vermont is trying to stop seniors from being bilked by fighting back against phone scammers.

Fairpoint Communications Vermont State President Mike Smith is redoubling his efforts against phone scammers after Fairpoint’s internal security team and a York County, Maine law enforcement official alerted him to a call that had been recorded, and is now using as part of a public awareness campaign.

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