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Okanogan PUD Warns of Scam

May 26, 2017

Please be on alert for a phone scam using Okanogan PUD phone numbers and offering free vacations. If you have any doubts about the status of your electric service, call the PUD’s main phone number of 509-422-3310 or utilize our SmartHub online bill pay system to verify your account information. Always remember to protect yourself from high pressure, aggressive scam artists by not giving out any personal financial information.

Report suspicious calls to the lead agencies investigating nationwide scams: The Washington State Attorney General’s Office at 1-800-551-4636 or the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) at 1-877-382-4357. You may also visit the FTC website www.consumer.ftc.gov/scam-alerts or the Better Business Bureau Scam Stopper website www.bbb.org/scamtracker/council/reportscam to file a complaint online.

Keeping our ratepayers safe is of the utmost importance. As scams are discovered, the Okanogan PUD will post current information on our website at www.okanoganpud.org and our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/okanoganpud .

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