Don't Fall Victim to a Scam or Fraud

 

Sometimes imposters contact you demanding immediate payment and threatening service shut off. Don't be a victim...be prepared..

Don't Fall Victim to a Scam or Fraud

Report Fraudulent Activity

If you think you may have been a victim of a scam, call us immediately and then file a report with your local police department. You can also contact the Federal Trade Commission to file a complaint.

 

Phone Scams

 Residential and small business customers have reported receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to be a Provider Company employees. Payment is demanded within hours using a pre-paid debit card. Things to know:

  1. Company Provider offers a variety of payment options and would never require a specific type of payment.
  2. Company Provider customers scheduled for disconnection due to nonpayment receive written notice on their bill at least 15 days in advance.

If you ever doubt the legitimacy of a call from Company Provider especially if payment is demanded, hang up and call us directly at the phone number of the company provider.

Email Scams

Company Provider customers have reported receiving convincing-looking emails that are, in fact, fraudulent. Emails sent by the company provider would only be sent from:

  • BusinessSolutionsLI@companypovider.com
  • noreply@companypovider.com
  • news@newsletter.companypovider.com
  • news@companypovider.com

Also, Company Provider would never ask customers to provide personal information online without first logging into My Account. Should you receive a suspicious email, do not open it. However, if you do, DO NOT reply, click any links within it, or download any attachments. Feel free to call Customer Service to find out if the email is legitimate.

Imposters At Your Door

If anyone comes to your door looking like, or claiming to be, a Company Provider employee, ask for ID. All Company Provider employees must carry ID and present it when requested. If you are not convinced, do not let the person in your house. Call to Customer Service Representative will gladly verify if a technician has been dispatched to your location.

Mobile Apps

If the company provider DO NOT currently have a mobile app for smart phones. Never download/install apps claiming to be company provider. Only access your online account by visiting www.companyprovider.com or by signing up for Alerts.

Company Provider Can be:

  1. PSEGLINY
  2. Optimum Online
  3. Suffolk County Water Authority
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