Phone Calls Demanding Cash for SoCal Edison Services
The Claremont Police Department wants residents to be aware of a telephone scam targeting Claremont residents. Today, the Claremont Police Department received reports of a caller identifying himself as Tony Garcia from Southern California Edison. The caller was calling to arrange an $800 cash bill payment for the return of utility service. The caller attempted to make payment arrangements in person. Please be advised that Southern California Edison and other utilities will never demand cash for billing payments.
If you feel like you have been a victim of a similar crime, please contact the Claremont Police Department at (909) 399-5411.