Scammers prey on us when we are distracted or vulnerable – like during the busy holiday season or while coping with a pandemic. Today is National Utility Scam Awareness Day, and we urge you to learn the signs of a potential scam and ensure your friends and family members do too.
Utility companies will never:
🚫 Demand payment via prepaid credit card
🚫 Ask for your social security number
🚫 Pressure you to pay over the phone
Learn more about how to protect yourself, your loved ones or your business from a possible scam at www.utilitiesunited.org.