PENDLETON — Pacific Power cautions Pendleton-area businesses to be aware of possible scam calls.

It has been reported that scammers are calling businesses in Pendleton and threatening to disconnect the power unless payment for an overdue bill is made immediately. Pacific Power urges those who may receive such calls to refrain from making arrangements for a payment. People should make note of the callback number. After hanging up, Pacific Power asks people to call the company’s toll-free number at 1-888-221-7070.

For more information about recent scams targeting utility customers, visit

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