There are scam emails and phone calls currently circulating that pretend to be from reputable energy companies, which claim you owe money for an outstanding gas or electricity bill and ask you to:
These communications may also threaten disconnection activity within 24 hours of contact.
They often involve you being illegally contacted by an individual or company who pretend to be from AGL and who try to gain your personal information by falsely saying things like:
These are just two examples, but if you receive a phone call or email that’s similarly unusual or suspicious that asks for your financial information, please do two things:
If you’ve provided your details on a website, by email or over the phone, and you believe you may have been a victim of fraud, please contact your financial institution immediately.
Remember, AGL will never
How the scams work:
How to protect yourself:
For more information visit the Scam Watch website.