Scam by phone

The North Coventry Township Police Department is investigating the report of a phone scam.  Multiple residents received a phone call from a male who claimed to be from PECO.  It was reported that the male called from 844-413-4050.  The male asked residents to pay their electric bill immediately or their electric service would be turned off.  Through the course of investigation it was determined that the male was not working for PECO, and he that was trying to gain their personal information.  The NCPD is urging all residents to use caution with providing their personal information over the phone.

Incident Date: 
Monday, December 19, 2016 - 8:33pm

Case Number: 

20161219M7547

Location: 

Pottstown, PA 19465