Scam alert: Imposters posing as SDG&E employees use increasingly sophisticated tactics


Last updated 11/25/2022 at 10:50pm

SAN DIEGO – With the holidays just around the corner – a time of the year when scammers often strike, San Diego Gas & Electric is warning customers to be on the lookout for imposters who pretend to be SDG&E employees over the phone or in person, threatening service disconnections if payments are not made immediately. SDG&E is joining utilities across the nation to mark Utility Scam Awareness Day on Nov. 16 by sharing tips on how to spot scams.

Top targets of utility impersonators include limited-English speakers, the elderly and small businesses – particularly restaurants. Scammers ar...

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