ATTENTION INTER-COUNTY ENERGY MEMBERS
Because of the downturn in the economy, consumer protection agencies are warning consumers that the risk of scams involving potential identity theft are increasing. Cases have been reported across the country of callers who are not affiliated with utilities attempting to talk victims out of their credit card information by demanding immediate payment to avoid loss of service. Inter-County Energy warns member to also avoid giving account information to anyone calling them at home or on the telephone. They are advised to contact the co-op or local law enforcement if they have concerns.
ID Theft...What to do
Inter-County Energy offers the following information regarding identity theft and the handling of matters involving your personal information, how to protect yourself and what to do. We have a policy that addresses those issues
July 1, 2011