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SaskEnergy warning customers of telemarketing scam

Posted on 3 March 2021 by Contributed

SaskEnergy is warning of a potential telemarketing scam targeting its residential customers.

SaskEnergy has received reports that individuals claiming to be associated with either SaskEnergy, or the federal government, are contacting customers regarding their eligibility for various rebates, including: carbon tax, furnace replacement and equipment maintenance. These callers are not associated with SaskEnergy, and are not offering rebates on behalf of SaskEnergy.

SaskEnergy rebates are not offered through solicitation or door-to-door sales. All SaskEnergy rebates are offered through participating SaskEnergy Network Members only.  For more information about SaskEnergy current rebates and programs, and a list of qualified Network Member companies, please visit http://www.saskenergy.com.

 Anyone who has received calls of this nature should make a report to the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority (FCAA) of the Government of Saskatchewan at 1-306-787-5645 or 1-877-880-5550 (menu option #1).

If you have provided personal financial information, including bank account or credit card information over the phone, you should report the matter to local police, as well as immediately contact your financial institution. 

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