News conference to inform Department of Water and Power (DWP) customers about ongoing telephone scams.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
LAPD Police Administration Building (PAB)
(PAB Plaza-in front of the building)
100 West First Street
Los Angeles, Calif. 90012
Los Angeles Police Commander Andy Smith
Patrick K. Findley, DWP Director of Security
On February 6, 2013, LAPD and DWP wants to report the scams involving imposters posing as utility personnel, contacting customers by telephone, informing them they are behind in payment of their bill, and threatening immediate service termination as a means of forcing the customer into remitting payment for a fictional account balance.
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