A new scam has been going around Wheatland County, targeting ATCO electric customers. 

Scammers are impersonating ATCO representatives through phone calls and in-person visits, demanding payment, and threatening to disconnect power if you don't comply. 

Wheatland County wants all citizens to be aware and offers some advice on how to stay safe. 

The County states that ATCO employees will never ask you for immediate payment or demand personal information without prior notification. 

To keep yourself safe from fraudsters, always protect yourself and your personal information. 

If you receive a call that seems suspicious or someone knocks on your door claiming to work for ATCO, hang up or refuse entry and contact ATCO directly to verify the legitimacy of the request. 

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