Those nasty scammers are at it again!

In the last few days, SMECO has received multiple calls from customer-members and local businesses who received phone calls from scammers targeting the Southern Maryland area. Scammers may identify themselves as SMECO employees and demand payment in order to avoid having electric service cut off.

If you receive a phone call from someone threatening to disconnect your power, you may hang up. If you want to verify account information, youcan call SMECO directly. Our contact center is open 24 hours a day, every day. SMECO’s phone number is 1-888-440-3311, and it’s printed on every customer bill.

Learn more about staying safe from scams:https://www.smeco.coop/safety/scam-alerts

Utilities United Against Scammers:

With scammers taking Americans for untold billions of dollars every year, the nation’s utilities arebanding togetherto raise awareness and fight back.