Public Service Announcement:
The NCSO has received multiple reports today of a scam involving Oncor electric.
The caller is representing to be an Oncor employee and that the citizen is behind on their bill. To resolve the situation and not have a service interruption to make payment immediately by sending money to a designated location.
Don’t become a victim. This and many other scams are being perpetrated against our citizens daily.
Always be diligent in verifying the validity of any caller requesting payment for service and never give out your personal information by phone. If you feel the need to verify the callers information to be true or false, call the appropriate number and contact inforamtion listed on your bill or website.
Never give information to the caller of a possible scam.
Sheriff Elmer Tanner