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PG&E is Cautioning Customers Against Fraudulent Calls About Discount Gas

PG&E says they have been hearing from customers about a new, telephone scam that offers customers a discount on gas service because of “new government regulations.”  PG&E Spokes person Brittney McKannay says don’t give financial information over the phone.

“They ask customers to give billing information as well as other personal information and we want to make sure our customers know that this is not coming from PG&E. PG&E will never ask for personal information or a credit card number over the phone. If you receive a call like this, we recommend that if you’ve provided any credit information or personal information that you contact the bank or the credit card company and local law enforcement.”

Some customers report that the caller ID on their phone indicates the call is coming from PG&E.

4 Comments

July 8, 2013

Judy

I recieved a call tonite 661-454-5759 wanting my billing info for cheaper gas when I told them I would not give any info they hung up

August 16, 2013

marilyn

i had a call from delano ca 661-454-5759 they were speaking spanish and i said no and hung up,later i had my friend maria call and talk to them in spanish they wanted her pg and e bill and she told them no and hung up.

September 27, 2013

tiff

got a call from them asking to speak to the person responsible for the PG&e bill. was immediately suspicious and asked who it was and they hung up.

November 26, 2013

Anna

I just received the call from this number asking to speak to the person responsible for the P.G.& E. bill, was alerted by their hesitation in their voice and that alerted me to someone is scamming. I typed in the phone number in Google, and seen this.

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