Scam Alert: Men Impersonating AEP Officials

Bedford County, VA - There's a new scam in Bedford County investigators want you to be on the lookout for.

Sheriff Mike Brown says that unidentified men in an unidentified vehicle are knocking on doors saying they are from AEP.

Then they ask you to step outside saying they need money for wire repairs or electricity will be shut off.

Investigators think another person goes inside while the other distracts the victim.

The Sheriff's Office says to remember that AEP does not go to homes to collect money.