Newtown Police warn of scammers posing as Eversource employees

Police say residents should be on the lookout for threats of immediate power disconnection, demands for immediate payment or requests to pay with unusual methods, like gift cards.

News 12 Staff

Jul 18, 2021, 11:18 AM

Updated 1,047 days ago

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Newtown Police are warning residents regarding scammers posing as Eversource employees.
Police say people should be on alert if the caller ID comes up as Eversource.
They say residents should be on the lookout for threats of immediate power disconnection, demands for immediate payment or requests to pay with unusual methods, like gift cards.
If something seems suspicious, people should hang up and call Eversource directly


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