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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 . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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