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Duke Energy Florida customers victimized by utilty scam

Thanks @abcactionnews for helping warn @DukeEnergy FL customers about uptick in scams

  • The customer has received no other notice from Duke Energy that an account is overdue.
  • Duke Energy never asks or requires a customer with a delinquent account to purchase a prepaid debit card – or iTunes card — to avoid disconnection.
  • The customer receives an unsolicited phone call from an individual who falsely claims to be a Duke Energy representative.
  • ST PETERSBURG, Fla. – This summer, Duke Energy Florida has seen an increase in utility payment scams, particularly in the Tampa Bay and greater Orlando areas.
  • Scammers have even duplicated the Duke Energy upfront Interactive Voice Response system, so when customers call back phone numbers provided by the scammer, it sounds like a legitimate Duke Energy phone number.

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@DE_SuzanneG: “Thanks @abcactionnews for helping warn @DukeEnergy FL customers about uptick in scams”


This summer, Duke Energy Florida has seen an increase in utility payment scams, particularly in the Tampa Bay and greater Orlando areas.


Duke Energy Florida customers victimized by utilty scam

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