Avoiding Utility Scams

The Scammer

Scammers typically use three tactics (phone, in-person, and internet) to target utility customers, there are more than 10 types of known scams, “with new scams emerging almost daily, and scammers might use one, two, or all three tactics on customers for certain types of scams.” The following information details everything you need to know when it comes to utility scams. 

Utilities United

Read The Fine Print

The CBPU encourages customers to read the fine print when considering offers from other providers. Please also keep in mind that door-to-door contractors are paid by the number of customers they sign up.  Our community owned telecommunication system does not engage in “bait-and-switch” offers or require contracts. Our rates and services are very transparent and always available online. If you have any questions you can us at City Hall (M-F, 8-5) or call us locally at 517-279-9531.