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LES asks customers to be on alert

LINCOLN – Lincoln Electric System asks customers to be on the alert for potential scams.

LES is receiving reports of scammers using an LES phone number and LES phone recording, calling businesses and claiming to be from the utility and demanding money.

Scammers threaten to disconnect customers’ service and urge them to supply their credit or debit card information, pay immediately with cash or purchase payment cards to avoid losing their power.

LES reminds customers that we do not call customers requesting immediate payment. If you think you've been contacted by a scammer, do not give them any information and contact law enforcement immediately.

To verify the status of your LES account, visit, call 402-475-4211 or visit LES’ downtown office at 1040 O Street.