Electricity scams are introduced to reduce customers utility. Electricity fraud explains about the frauds happens in energy division. The customer receive a offer for example if the payment is Rs.50 and the offer must be Rs.25 so the customer pay the cut down offer and the energy divison informs the customer to pay the actual bill.So the customer have to pay double the amount. Criminals use a similar key to top up the energy cells illegally. The customer should not get electricity from the persons who provide electricity at their door step. If the customer realize that he had been cheated immediately the customer have to inform the activity to the salesperson or have to file a complaint against the fraudsters in the respected website. In some instances the customer may get a call from an blocked number.
The person will inform you that there is a due on non payment and if it continues then the electricity will goes off.. So the person will ask the customers entire bank details and credit card informations. After giving your details they will manipulate the entire customers bank account. The customer should not give their personal informations to the unknown person and the customer have to clarify whether the caller related to electricity board or not. The customer can also inform the direct customer care number which is in the electricity board website. Electricity is a sufficient and prominent need for every individual in 21 st century.
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