BERLIN, Conn. (WTNH) – Eversource is warning customers about a spike in scams. Customers are reporting calls and even home visits from the scammers, offering discounted power. The company is warning customers that these scammers are not affiliated with Eversource. They have some reminders for customers:
- Never provide a copy of your utility bill or account information to any unsolicited person on the phone, at the door, or online, particularly if you question their legitimacy.
- Customers can verify they are speaking with an Eversource representative by asking for some basic information about their account like the name on the account, the account address, and the exact balance due.
- If you don’t feel comfortable, close the door or hang up the phone.