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Scam artists posing as ComEd workers target Flossmoor

The Flossmoor Police Department is warning businesses and homeowners to be aware of scam artists claiming to be a ComEd representative seeking payment. One variation of the scam includes an individual calling a ComEd customer claiming he is a representative from ComEd. The caller informs the business or homeowner that their account is overdue and that a ComEd crew is on their way to disconnect service. Victims are instructed to bring their account current that day, in order to avoid the disconnection. Fradulent callers leave an 800 number to call back for payment instructions. When the 800 number . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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