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Beware of LADWP Impostors Over the Phone

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Word on the street via a neighborhood watch in the Valley is that at least one house received a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. The man on the phone said the customer's bill was not paid--the customer said it was. Upon calling the LADWP themselves, a representative said there was no record of an outbound phone call and that, in general, accounts past due notifications are made using an automated system. In the past, we've seen fake LADWP workers steal bikes and attempt burglaries.