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Scammers Targeting MTEMC Members

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation officials are warning members about a number of scam phone calls where fraudulent callers are posing as employees of Middle Tennessee Electric and contacting members claiming their account is past due and subject to cutoff.

MTEMC says they would like members to know if they are unsure if a caller is from the cooperative, they should hang up and call their member services line at 1-877-777-9020 to speak to an employee in their contact center. We're told in the event a members account is past due, they would receive an automated phone call notifying them of the past due nature of their account. MTEMC tells us employees will never ask for a personal account or payment information unless the member initiates the call. In addition, MTEMC says they will never show up at a members home or business and ask to collect payment. If someone claiming to be an MTEMC employee asks for payment at your home or business, please contact the authorities immediately.

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