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Hydro warns of phone scam

August 20th, 2020

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) has received reports from customers who have received messages from callers pretending to be Hydro customer service staff, and regarding overdue bills. These calls are not from Hydro. We do not ask for credit card or payment information over the phone.

What to do if you are contacted:

  • If you receive a suspicious call of this nature, hang up.
  • Do not provide any personal or payment information.
  • Report suspicious phone calls or emails immediately to your local police detachment or the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre at 1-888-495-8501.

If you have any questions about the validity of an overdue bill or service request, please call a Hydro customer service representative at 1-888-737-1296.

For more information on how to spot scammers – click here



Media Contact:

Erin Squires
Manager of Communications, Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro
709.737-1311 e. erinsquires@nlh.nl.ca