UTILITY SCAM ALERT

2ea8b03d-e328-4c88-b0e9-3eae5cf8af62-scamalertPalmetto 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.

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