How to Spot a Scam

  • A call, email, letter, or home visit from an unfamiliar number or person
  • Asking for personal or any bank account information
  • Demanding an immediate payment with a threat attached
  • Only accepting a prepaid debit card as a form of payment
  • Pressuring you for a quick decision and payment Informing you of a rebate you should not be receiving

Scam Safety Reminders

  • Your electric co-op, bank, or other utilities and organizations will never call you and ask for confidential, personal, or financial information over the phone.
  • Always ensure that the number or email contacting you is the same as the contact information on your bill
  • If you believe you’re being scammed, collect as much information about the situation as possible and report it to your co-op immediately.