Phone scam reported

MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Power Company is warning its customers of another phone scam.

There are reports of scammers posing as representatives of another utility who threaten service disconnection if a payment arrangement is not made.

UPPCO is asking anyone who receives this phone call to write down any information about the call including the phone number of the caller and to contact the Customer Contact Center. (800) 562-7680.

In addition, individuals who receive this call should not provide any private information.

Customers can also report any fraudulent calls to the Bureau of Consumer Protection at 800-422-7128. For more information, click here.

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Caleb M. Scanlon is a reporter for ABC 10 / CW 5 and joined the news team in 2015. He grew up in Negaunee, where he attended Negaunee High School. Caleb completed his Bachelor's degree in Media Production and New Technologies from Northern Michigan University with a minor in Communication Studies. Caleb interned with ABC 10 / CW 5 in the fall of 2014. During his free time, Caleb enjoys spending time with his wife Samantha, his kids Fred and Lucy, and his cats Scotty, Remus, and Fitzgerald. Caleb plays a multitude of musical instruments and performs in a band called Concord Through Keys. When there isn't snow on the ground, Caleb can often be found at Al-Quaal playing disc golf.