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Phone Scam

New York Attorney General Tish James is warning Capital Region residents about a scam that involves individuals impersonating Albany and Troy police officers. 

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Albany police are warning residents about a phone scam where the caller pretends to represent the Social Security Administration.

Albany County officials are sounding the alarm over a new phone scam.

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The Chittenden County Sheriff’s Office and the Vermont State Police are  investigating a phone scam in which callers say they are from the Sheriff’s office.

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Green Mountain Power says several of its customers have received phone calls from people saying they are associated with the utility and threatening immediate disconnection of service if the customer doesn't pay past due accounts.