Alabama Power warning customers of new scam

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Alabama Power is sending out a warning about a possible phone scam to its customers.

The utility company says con artists are calling customers and demanding credit card information over the phone. The caller threatens to turn off the customer's power unless the information is provided immediately.

Alabama Power says it never asks for information like that over the phone.
Customers who have questions about their accounts can call the company's customer service line at 1-800-245-2244.

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