Pedernales Electric Cooperative warns customers of phone scam

Williamson County's new app could help during emergency situations.

Williamson County's new app could help during emergency situations.

Pedernales Electric Cooperative members are encouraged to be on alert for a phone scam circulating in the area.

Members have reported phone calls threatening service disconnection and instructing people to call a phone number with area code 866, according to a PEC statement released Tuesday. If members call the number as directed, they may hear an automated phone directory similar to PEC's.

PEC officials said this phone call is a scam and said that PEC will never call and threaten immediate disconnection, according to the statement.

If members receive a questionable call, they may call PEC immediately at 1-888-554-4732.


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