Common Energy Scams
Common Electric Bill Scams
Energy bill scammers often pretend to be representatives of public utilities so they can steal your money or identity. It’s a growing problem, as imposter scams are the second-most common type of consumer complaint made to the Federal Trade Commission (Source: FTC data book).
Common energy bill scams are constantly evolving – it’s impossible to list all the natural gas and electric bill scams you could face – but increased awareness about the known scams below will help protect you! Also, make sure you explore the Public Utility Scams page for tips on spotting scams and steps to take if you’ve been scammed.