For Immediate Release
Always Check for Proper Identification
MAYS LANDING, N.J. - Atlantic City Electric reminds home and business owners to practice safety when someone claiming to represent a business contacts them either in person or by telephone.
Many companies and individuals, including Atlantic City Electric, will contact customers in person or on the phone for various reasons. If someone claims to represent a company, whether the company is Atlantic City Electric or another entity, it is important that customers take precautions to verify the person is affiliated with the company.
Atlantic City Electric advises customers to ask for official photo identification from any person who shows up at their door. Employees from reputable companies, such as Atlantic City Electric, will carry official company identification cards. If proper identification cannot be produced, customers should notify police and the company with whom the individual claims to be associated.
Similarly, if someone calls saying they represent a certain company, customers should ask them to verify their identity and affiliation. If customers have any doubt about the validity of a person's claim to represent Atlantic City Electric, they should call the company immediately at 1-800-642-3780.
Atlantic City Electric, a public utility owned by Pepco Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: POM), provides safe, reliable and affordable regulated electric delivery services to more than 547,000 customers in southern New Jersey.