BRIEF: Police warn of Duquesne Light impersonators
Aug 18, 2012 (Menafn - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --Police spokeswoman Diane Richard said in a news release that three men arrived at a housing development for senior citizens on Hatfield Street Thursday, claiming that they wanted to switch the residents' service to Positive Energy. Several people gave their bank information and Duquesne Light information to the men, Ms. Richard said.
Duquesne Light spokesman Joey Vallarian, in a news release, reminded residents that company employees will almost always wear uniforms and that they have been instructed to show their IDs if asked. He said the company doesn't use telemarketing or door-to-door tactics to make sales.
Anyone with information about the men who impersonated the employees on Hatfield Street is asked to call the Zone 2 station in the Hill District at 412-255-2827.
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