phone scams

Mississippi Power offers tips to protect against scams surge

According to the Federal Trade Commission, the COVID-19 pandemic has not stopped people from trying to scam others out of money. According to the FTC, there was a huge surge in reports of scams that started on social media in…

Beware of phone scams demanding payments

Mississippi Power is urging customers to be aware of scammers from phone calls demanding payments to social media phishing attempts around April 1st. According to Mississippi Power, scammers will try a number of approaches to try and…

DEA warns of phone scams pretending to be DEA agents

The DEA is warning the public of a widespread fraud scheme where telephone scammers are impersonating DEA agents, trying to extort money or steal personal information. The DEA will never phone demanding money or asking for personal information. A release…