Consumers Energy Urges Michigan Residents to Protect Themselves Against Energy Fraud
JACKSON, Mich., June 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —- Every day across Michigan criminals pretending to be from Consumers Energy and other utilities try to scam people out of money and personal information. With accounts of phone and in-person scams identified in several parts of the state, Consumers Energy is sharing information so residents know how to recognize and report these scams.
“At Consumers Energy safety is always our top priority, and that extends to our customers and the public. We want everyone to be protected against energy scams,” said Chris Bush, director of corporate security for Consumers Energy. “The best defense is to learn the signs of possible scams and what to do if you think a scam is occurring. This can help keep you, your personal information and your money safe,” he added.
Bush noted that scams involving utilities keep popping up in Michigan, with recent reports of in-person home solicitations in Lansing…