Small Business Scam Alert: Scammers Threaten to Shut Off Your Power, Water or Gas

During the busiest time of your workday, you get an urgent call. It’s the electric company. Pay your late bill now, or they’ll cut off your power.

Don’t pay. It’s a scam. It’s not the utility company on the phone. It’s a scammer trying to trick you into paying them. How can you tell? The caller wants you to pay by wire transfer or with a gift card. No matter the story, that’s a sure sign of a scam.

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