On September 6, 2019 a PECO phone scam was reported to the Doylestown Township Police Department. The victim received a phone call indicating that he/she was late on their monthly electric bill. The caller wanted the victim to send money to them using bitcoin. The caller indicated that if the victim did not comply they would have their electric shut off.THIS IS A SCAM. If you receive a similar phone call, contact PECO directly to confirm if the phone call is legitimate. If you need assistance, please feel free to contact your local police department for help.