Customers warned about Con Edison scam after White Plains restaurant falls victim

The suspect threatens to shut off power unless

The suspect threatens to shut off power unless an immediate payment is made. (July 11, 2014 5:56 PM)

A White Plains restaurant is sharing its story after it fell victim to a scammer claiming to be a Con Edison representative.

The business manager of the Original Pancake House on Hamilton Avenue says someone called the restaurant Thursday morning, claiming to be from Con Ed. The voice on the other end threatened to shut off the restaurant's electricity if an immediate payment was not made.

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