Avoid scams with simple tips from Georgia Power
Georgia Power is experiencing an increase in customer reports of scams by criminals posing as Georgia Power employees. Criminals target both residential and business Georgia Power customers and are known to attempt a variety of scams in person, over the phone and online, including social media. Scams often threaten disconnection unless immediate payment is made via phone or in person.
Reminders from Georgia Power to avoid common scams:
Georgia Power works every day to not only keep customers’ personal information secure, but also to help inform and educate customers about common scams and fraud. The company recently produced a public service announcement (PSA) featuring these simple tips and makes the PSA available for free to media. The PSA is available in English and Spanish and can also be viewed on the company’s YouTube channel.
Georgia Power works with law enforcement agencies throughout the state to identify and prosecute criminals who pose as Georgia Power employees in order to defraud customers. Additional information about frequent scams and how the company works to protect customers is available at www.GeorgiaPower.com/Scam.