A resident reported that he received a call from a man with a Latino accent claiming to be from the collections department of National Grid. The caller stated that the resident’s power was going to be disconnected if he did not go to an appropriate store and make a wire transfer of money of $995.83 available to the “so called” collection specialist. The number from the scammer was (978)-747-4511.
We were able to contact the scammers by calling the number provided and confirmed the scam attempt. Please see the attached link for a warning directly from the National grid website concerning this national scam.