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Fake United Illuminating utility workers targeting Bridgeport residents

Police say they received two calls from residents

Police say they received two calls from residents saying fake utility workers visited their homes. (January 14, 2014 10:37 PM)

Police are warning Bridgeport residents after receiving two calls about scammers posing as utility workers this past weekend. Police say men with United Illuminating badges knocked on doors on Fairview Avenue and Summit Street and told homeowners there was a gas line break in the area. On one occasion, police say a homeowner let a man into his basement while another searched the rest of the home...

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