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Black Hills Energy warns customers of scam attempts

Posted at 3:23 PM, Jun 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 17:23:37-04

PUEBLO — According to a release, Black Hills Energy is warning customers about a scam they have been made aware of.

BHE has received reports from customers of attempted scam calls where the customer is told their bill is delinquent and service will be disconnected in 30 minutes unless they pay the caller.

Black Hills Energy is urging customers with concerns about the identity of someone claiming to represent the company to call Black Hills Energy at 1-888-890-5554 to verify employment.

Calling local law enforcement is also an option.

This is a also a good reminder to not give into high pressure calls, & do not provide your Social Security number, credit card numbers or bank account information to anyone during an unsolicited phone call or an unannounced visit.