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Fraud alert to all FLEC members

5/28/2016

FLEC has learned of yet another phone scam affecting our members and others in surrounding areas. The scam involves individuals who falsely claim to be collecting on an overdue account. Some residents in the area been contacted by the individual. The scammers told the member they were delinquent on their electric bill and must deliver the money in person or pay over the phone. Please be advised this is a scam and please do not give out personal information over the phone to any individual with similar circumstances.

If you are past due on an account and due to be disconnected for non-payment, FLEC will try to contact you with our automated system after normal business hours. Occasionally a FLEC employee may contact you regarding your account, but only during normal business hours (Mon. – Fri.  7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). All payments by phone are made through the automated system for security purposes. FLEC will never request you deliver payment to anywhere other than the main office at 116 Tellico Port Rd., Vonore, TN.

Please be cautious. If you receive any suspicious mail or phone calls from an individual claiming to be from FLEC, please call and let us know. #1-877-353-2674

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