Avoiding Utility Scams
2/4/2014 (Updated 6:46:39 PM)NYSEG and RG and E have been alerted of a bill payment scam geared toward utility customers.
Customers have been contacted and asked to pay current or past charges by individuals who do not work for NYSEG or RG and E.
Some precautions you can take? When making online payments, don't use email links, go through the company website directly.
When making payments over the phone, confirm the NYSEG or RG and E phone number.
And to eliminate fraud completely, the companies suggest enrolling in it's auto pay service.
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