Many electric, water, and natural gas customers throughout the country are being targeted by impostor utility scams each day. Scammers typically use phone, in-person, and online tactics to target customers. Raising awareness and educating customers about scams is Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS) top priority. UUAS will continue to help spread awareness of the suspicious behaviors and the evolving tactics that scammers use to target customers. It is important that customers call their utilities directly to check on the status of their accounts if they are ever unsure about the authenticity of a caller or the identity of a service worker, or if they suspect any fraudulent activity.

Common Scams and Signs
By Phone
At Your Door
By E-mail
Threat to Disconnect Service Immediately
Request for Immediate Payment
Request to Purchase Prepaid Debit Card
In the News
November 22
Working Together to Protect Utility Customers From Scams
November 20
Utilities Group Helps Protect Customers From Scammers
November 19
Utility Scam Awareness Week: How to spot a scammer with your energy bill
November 19
Michigan AG Nessel urge residents to stay safe during Utility Scam Awareness Week
November 19
During National Utility Scam Week, Ameren reminds customers to be watchful of red flags
November 19
November 17-23 is Utility Scam Awareness Week
November 19
New Scams Target Orange & Rockland Utility Customers
November 19
Utility Scams could increase during the Holiday Season
November 18
It is National Utility Scam Awareness Week
Load More
Consumer's Guide to Impostor Utility Scams

The Consumer’s Guide to Impostor Utility Scams is an educational guide that provides key information to consumers and community leaders on the types of impostor utility scams that are occurring across the country (phone, in-person, and internet), tips to avoid scams that individuals can use and share with their communities, and names and contact information for the entities and organizations that may be called upon in case someone becomes a victim of an impostor scam.

VIEW GUIDE
Resources
November 15
UUAS Toolkit
November 17 - 23, 2019
It’s Utility Scam Awareness Week! Be Aware of These Common Scams
November 8
General Tips to Avoid Impostor Utility Scams
Get Social to #StopScams
Help us spread awareness about utility scams on social media by sharing stories, articles and tips using #StopScams. Follow the official UUAS channels on Twitter: @U_U_A_S and Facebook: @UtilitiesUnited for the latest updates.
About

Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS) is a consortium of more than 130 U.S. and Canadian electric, water, and natural gas utilities (and their respective trade associations). UUAS is dedicated to combating impostor utility scams by providing a forum for utilities and trade associations to share data and best practices, in addition to working together to implement initiatives to inform and protect customers.

PARTICIPATING COMPANIES
© Utilities United Against Scams. All rights Reserved | Contact Us