Nova Scotia Energy and Halifax Regional Police hang sent out tweets warning residents of a scam referring to an influence bill.
The energy utility first posted a tweet announcing a caller is posing as a NSP worker telling a buyer their service would maybe be decrease off except a payment is made.
SCAM ALERT: We’re warning customers of a cellular phone scam. The caller poses as NSP and tells customers their service would maybe be decrease except they produce a payment. Caller is reported to query bitcoin. For other folks that receive this call, document to HRP at 902-490-5020, or your native police site.
— Nova Scotia Energy (@nspowerinc) February 8, 2020
The caller is purchasing for the payment to be made in bitcoin.
For other folks that’ve gotten purchased a call of this nature, Halifax Police relate to not steal with the caller and to contact Halifax Police.