L.P. Electric Customers Targeted by Phone Scam

A company Called American Energy Corporation is calling Lake Placid Electric customers and threatening to shut off their eclectic service if they do not receive an immediate payment. Peter Holderied is the Electric Commissioner in Lake Placid and He says he has received several calls from customers that have been contacted by this company. One of the commercial customers contacted was The Cascade Inn. Owner Joe Warren says, his wife got the call and immediately called him.  The Warrens say, the company saw that their electric was past due and was giving them only 45 minutes to pay their balance or else they would disconnect their electric service. The Lake Placid Electric Department wants their customers to be aware this is a scam asks you do not give them any information. 

AUDIO – 030714 – Lake Placid Electric Phone Scammers


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