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Posted on: February 1, 2021

ComEd-Imposters & Scams-Don't Get Scammed


Over the past few years, ComEd has tracked a 60-percent increase in reports of scams and scam attempts coming into our call center.  Please help us protect our customers and your residents.  For more information, please visit

Here are some tips to help identify scams:

 1. ComEd will never come to a customer’s home or business to:

• Demand a payment.

• Ask for immediate payment with a prepaid cash card.

• Ask for their ComEd account number or other personal information, such as a driver’s license number.

2. ComEd will never call a customer to:

• Ask for their account number.

• Ask for personal information such as their Social Security number or bank information.

• Ask them to make a direct payment with a prepaid cash card.

3. To identify an actual ComEd employee, remember:

• All ComEd field employees wear a uniform, including shirt and safety vest, with the ComEd logo.

• ComEd employees visibly display a company ID badge with the ComEd logo and employee’s name.

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