Scammers are taking advantage of the public by impersonating energy company representatives. Using a service disconnection threat, scammers try to convince the consumer to purchase prepaid debit cards and provide the card information to them.
If you recently received a scam call from your own phone number (or a very similar number), you aren’t alone. People across the state are reporting calls from lookalike numbers. It’s a newly popular technique that scammers use to trick targets into picking up.