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Rotterdam businesses hit by scammers

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Rotterdam police are warning residents about a national phone scam that has been hitting local businesses. The scam involves people calling local business owners and identifying themselves as National Grid employees calling to collect on past-due payments. The caller insists the business is behind on payments and says power will be cut immediately unless payment is received. Then the caller states that the only way to pay is via a prepaid debit card like Green ...

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June 4, 2014
7 a.m.

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How stupid can a business owner be? I got one of these calls and knew it to be a scam immediately and hung up after uttering a few expletives at the caller.

June 4, 2014
2:53 p.m.

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Can you provide the names of the businesses. I sure want to do business with them.