Marquette Board of Light and Power Announces a Phone Scam

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The Marquette Board of Light and Power Announces a Phone Scam coming from Detroit MIMARQUETTE, MI – 06/25/14 – Customers of the Marquette Board of Light and Power have been subject to a phone scam.

A caller identifying himself as either Brian or James is saying that power service will be shut off if the resident doesn’t pay their balance immediately. The number is from the Detroit area with a 313 area code.

They ask for personal or business financial information over the phone and instruct you to make a payment at either CVS Pharmacy or Radio Shack.

The Marquette Board of Light and Power is instructing anyone who receives such call to simply hang up and would like to remind its customers to not give away financial or credit information over the phone.