Thieves Posing as Utility Workers Rob Residents During Hurricane

Thieves Posing as Utility Workers Rob Residents During Hurricane

SECO Energy is warning members of thieves posing as utility personnel, knocking on doors, and robbing unsuspecting consumers at gunpoint during Hurricane Irma.   Florida Power and Light (FPL) customers, and Marion County residents have been approached by thieves dressed as utility workers. The thieves knock on the door, and then rob the residents at […]

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Solar Scam Prevention

Solar Scam Prevention

They’re at it again! The solar scammers have infiltrated SECO Energy’s service territory. They claim to be working with SECO. They state that your electric bills are averaging a certain dollar amount. They sound credible; they’re not! The dialogue is all too familiar and for this reason SECO says, “Beware.” If it sounds too good […]

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Scammers Target Business Owners in The Villages

Scammers Target Business Owners in The Villages

Just this week, several SECO members in The Villages recognized and reported scam phone calls.  SECO Energy is warning its members about scammers on the loose on the phone and in person in its service area.  Members have reported threatening phone calls from persons masquerading as SECO employees and employees of other utilities.  Small business […]

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Hackers, scammers and thieves – at your door

Hackers, scammers and thieves – at your door

In today’s fast-paced world of hackers, scammers and thieves, SECO Energy members must be vigilant to protect themselves, their property and their financial information. If someone calls you or comes to your door and requests access or payment, protect yourself. Hang up on the caller and above all, don’t allow an unidentified person access to […]

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Phone Scams on the Rise

Phone Scams on the Rise

SECO Energy is warning members and the public of an increase in the amount of phone scams involving utility bills. Several SECO members have called to report questionable phone calls.   “Energy Efficiency” companies are calling members offering to “help” reduce their energy usage. The person on the line offers an energy audit or wants […]

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SECO Members Hit by Bill Scam

SECO Members Hit by Bill Scam

SECO Energy is warning all members that another scam involving utility bills is in the works. SECO members have reported receiving calls or emails from an unknown company claiming that a new company is now their energy provider.   These unknown companies are offering members “clean energy” and requesting that payments be directed to them […]

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