SaskEnergy warns of potential scam targeting residential customers

SaskEnergy wants it’s residential customers to be aware of a potential telemarketing scam.

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.

The Crown says the callers are not associated with SaskEnergy and are not offering rebates on behalf of them.

SaskEnergy says rebates are not offered through solicitation or door-to-door sales, and are only offered through participating SaskEnergy Network Members.

Anyone who has received suspicious calls should make a report to the Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of the Government of Saskatchewan at 1-306-787-5645 or 1-877-880-5550.

If you have provided personal financial information, including bank account or credit card information over the phone, it should be reported to police and your financial institution.

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