SCAM ALERT: Calls demanding instant pay are not from PUD
Jefferson County customers are getting calls from scammers claiming to be PSE and threatening to shut off power if not immediately paid over the phone. This is not the PUD! Do not pay them or give out any personal information.
Jefferson County PUD Employees will:
•Never call, email, or make a home visit demanding an immediate payment.
•Never call, email, or make a home visit requesting credit card, banking, or financial information.
•Never request payment on a prepaid card.
•Never shut off service without providing written notice at least 7 days in advance.
If you suspect you are being scammed, hang up, use your caller log or caller ID to grab their number and call us (360.385.5800) and/or the Jefferson County’s Sheriff Office to report your experience.
We urge customers to BE SKEPTICAL.
With your help we can stop these scammers now before people lose their money.