Newsroom Jackson EMC (scam,scams)

2019
January
31,
2019
| 08:58 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has received reports of members receiving phone calls from scammers claiming to be from the cooperative and urging members to renew non-existent warranties. Members should be aware of the rise of this recent scam, called spoofing. In t...
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2018
February
13,
2018
| 04:12 PM America/New_York
It’s the kind of unexpected call that grabs your attention: “Pay now or your electricity will be turned off immediately.” Based on recent reports, increasingly consumers in the United States are getting these types of phone calls – often called sp...
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2017
November
09,
2017
| 08:53 PM America/New_York
Jackson EMC has received multiple reports of members receiving phone calls from scammers claiming to be from their power company and urging immediate payment for power bills. Members should be aware of the rise of this recent scam, called spoofing. ...
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August
07,
2017
| 05:17 PM America/New_York
Do you want to know what goes on at home while you're away? Want to make sure your kids got home from school safely? If so, EMC Security can help. Video doorbells available at EMC Security allow you the immediacy of being at home, even when you’re...
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June
23,
2017
| 02:47 PM America/New_York
Summer is often the time we dust off the tool box and tackle some of those home improvement projects. Knowing that many Georgians have home improvement projects on the mind, scammers seize the opportunity to knock on your door and offer “assistance.”...
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May
08,
2017
| 05:06 PM America/New_York
Caller ID may have you fooled. Spoofing is the latest scam, which makes you think a phone call is coming from a legitimate company rather than who’s really on the line. The more sophisticated scammers have even copied or duplicated Jackson EMC’s reco...
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March
13,
2017
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Better beware of the latest utility scam. You get a phone call, and your caller ID says it’s your power company. If you call the number back to check, it even has a recording that sounds like your power company. But wait a minute – if they’re calling...
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2016
August
14,
2016
| 12:00 AM America/New_York
Jackson EMC takes steps to protect our member’s information. Unfortunately, from time-to-time, Jackson EMC members are solicited by utility scammers and unknowingly provide information to the wrong people. To prevent members from falling victim to...
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