Police warn about Eversource Energy phone scam

New Canaan police are warning the public about a phone scam.



They say the scammers claim they are from Eversource Energy and demand immediate payment for a fictitious overdue bill.



The callers threaten to shut off service unless they are paid using a prepaid cash card.



Eversource says it never demands instant payment over the phone, and says anyone who receives a call like this should contact police. 


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