Beware of an Eversource scheme in western Mass.

These schemes increase around the holidays

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – Eversource Energy is urging customers to be on the lookout for fake utility workers this holiday season. The electric company teamed up with law enforcement and other utilities to alert customers.

Eversource spokeswoman Priscilla Ress told 22News the company has received hundreds of complaints about aggressive schemers, going door-to- door saying you owe money to the electric company.

“We don’t have partners, we don’t sell electricity. We don’t sell you discounted power. We deliver the electricity. We buy the electricity, we pass it thru to our customers, at no profit on our end,” said Ress.

Ress said these schemes increase around the holidays. She also said Eversource workers will never show up at your door demanding payment of a bill.

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