Palmetto Electric is alerting consumers to an apparent scam involving individuals calling members, posing as a representative of Palmetto Electric. The scam caller states that immediate payment is needed to avoid disconnection of electric service.
Consumers should call Palmetto Electric at 843-208-5551 if they have questions about their account or to report if they receive a suspicious call. Customer service representatives can help confirm a billing payment and balance due on a member’s account.
Credit card numbers and personal information should never be given to suspicious callers. If a member receives a suspicious call, mailing, email or other type of unusual contact, the member should end the call immediately and contact local law enforcement.