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May 29, 2020
AMP Warns Customers of Phone Scam
ALAMEDA, CA – Alameda Municipal Power is warning customers of a phone scam. AMP has received reports that scammers are demanding immediate payment from customers and saying that electric accounts will be disconnected.
AMP has received reports that the scam calls are coming from a 1-800 number in Camino, Calif.
If you get a call demanding immediate payment on your account, be suspicious. AMP will never ask for credit card or debit card numbers and only provides automated courtesy calls to accounts that are already delinquent. If you have any doubts, don’t give out any information.
If you suspect you have become a victim of a scam, AMP recommends that you immediately call the Alameda Police Department to file a report. Alameda Police can be reached at 510-337-8340.
Alameda Municipal Power (AMP) is a department of the city of Alameda that has served residents and businesses for 133 years. AMP provides power to more than 34,000 customers at rates that average 20% below neighboring communities.