Did you now that small businesses and consumers across the country are falling victim to a group of criminals that are impersonating utility representatives?
That's why the Energy Institute is supporting Utilities United Agains Scams (UUAS) - a coalition of utility companies who have joined together to safeguard customers from fraud committed by scammers.
These scammers are contacting business owners and consumers via telephone, mail, email, or door-to-door and demanding immediate payment or personal information. They are also falsely threatening to disconnect or suspend utility services if immediate payment is not received.
UUAS and utility companies are working with local, state and federal law enforcement agencies to identify, and prosecute scammers as well as raise awareness of these scams and educate customers like you.
Here's how you can spot and avoid being scammed:
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