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ComEd warns that scammers could attempt to exploit pandemic

ComEd is warning customers to be alert for potential scams and imposters taking advantage of individuals who are self-isolating to steal money and personal information.

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, ComEd has received reports of scammers posing as utility representatives, approaching customers who may be self-isolating or having difficulty paying their bills. These imposters threaten to shut service off or offer cash or credit incentives to obtain a customer’s personal or financial information.

Nichole Owens, ComEd vice president of customer channels, said ComEd field employees wear a uniform with the . . .

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