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PSC Seeks Info on Scam Home Security Telemarketers

Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley is asking that anyone who has purchased a home security system based on a call from a telemarketer in the past month to please contact his office to help in the investigation of an illegal telemarketing scheme plaguing the state.

“We know that illegal telemarketers are calling Mississippians with a false recorded message saying that homes in local neighborhoods are being burglarized and that consumers need to purchase a security system. If anyone has actually completed a purchase with this company for this product we would like to talk with them to gather evidence against the illegal telemarketers for prosecution .” Presley said.

Anyone who has completed a purchase of a home security system based on a recorded message from a 767 or 425 area code please contact Commissioner Brandon Presley’s office at 1-800-637-7722, 1-800-356-6428 or at northern.district@psc.state.ms.us