EnWin warns calls threatening disconnection are scare tactic scams

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Windsor, Ont.’s utility company is warning residents to hang up the phone if they receive phone calls threatening disconnection to the electricity distributor.

Following Ontario’s May 1st end to the moratorium on disconnections, people from across the province have received calls from fraudsters telling them they need to make an immediate credit card payment in a bid to steal their personal information.

“We would never threaten a customer or demand their account or credit card information on the phone,” said EnWin CEO Helga Reidel. “We hope to help customers recognize scams, and find a way to stop them.”

Read more at CBC News

This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.