WILKES-BARRE — A 25-year-old woman from Pittston reported that she placed an order with Comcast Cable Co. for service at her Pittston residence on Tuesday and she was informed by Comcast that she has an outstanding balance owed to the cable company.
The outstanding bill owed is for cable service billed to a North 53rd Street address in Philadelphia. The woman was advised by the cable company that the service was opened in her name and confirmed her date of birth and social security number.
The woman filed an identity theft affidavit with Comcast. An investigation is continuing.